She was the young girl everyone believed was too deaf, dumb and blind to be helped. A monster child with the inability to speak or comprehend the world around her. That is, until a persistent and outspoken teacher named Annie Sullivan came into her life. Together they accomplished the impossible and taught one another the values of patience, tolerance and compassion. Together they made the name Helen Keller synonymous not with that of a monster, but with the education of the deaf and blind around the world.
With a script written by William Gibson from his original play, The Miracle Worker stars Little House on the Prairie's Melissa Gilbert as Helen Keller and Patty Duke in the Emmy-winning performance as Annie Sullivan that educated and inspired a nation for generations to come. Rated G. Closed captions. Approx. 98 minutes.