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1 hr. 42 min.

Plot Summary
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.

Cast: Burt Lancaster , Judy Garland , Gena Rowlands , Steven Hill , Bruce Ritchey , Gloria McGehee , Paul Stewart , Lawrence Tierney

Director: John Cassavetes

Genres: Drama

A Child Is Waiting (1963)

Release Date: January 1st, 1963|1 hr. 42 min.

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