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A Child Is Waiting

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Cassavetes has long been successful at mixing his unique blend of documentation and improvisation, and this emotionally draining film is no exception. Lancaster plays the objective but sympathetic director of an institution for the mentally retarded. Garla… (more)

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Wed Apr 15 4:15pm
A Child Is Waiting TCM

Judy Garland stars in this story of a new worker's problems at a home for mentally disabled children. John Cassavetes directed, and Abby Mann wrote the script, based on his 1957 “Studio One” teleplay. Burt Lancaster, Gena Rowlands, Steven Hill, Elizabe (more…)

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Burt Lancaster Dr. Matthew Clark
Judy Garland Jean Hansen
Gena Rowlands Sophie Widdicombe
Steven Hill Ted Widdicombe