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      A Child Is Waiting

      1963, Drama, 1h 42m

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      Movie Info

      Music teacher Jean Hansen (Judy Garland) works with children at a state mental hospital. Although often at odds with the autocratic director, Dr. Matthew Clark (Burt Lancaster), about teaching methods, she quickly bonds with her students, particularly 12-year-old Reuben (Bruce Ritchey), whose parents, Sophie (Gena Rowlands) and Ted (Steven Hill), left the boy at the institution following their divorce. As the students practice for a Thanksgiving pageant, Jean questions the parents' decision.

      • Genre: Drama

      • Original Language: English

      • Director: John Cassavetes

      • Producer: Stanley Kramer

      • Writer: Abby Mann

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      • Production Co: Stanley Kramer Company

      Cast & Crew

      Burt Lancaster
      Judy Garland
      Gena Rowlands
      Steven Hill
      Bruce Ritchey
      Lawrence Tierney
      June Walker
      Mario Gallo
      Abby Mann
      Ernest Gold
      Joseph LaShelle
      Gene Fowler Jr.
      Robert C. Jones
      Rudolph Sternad

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