A Child Is Waiting


Release Date 1963-02-13
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A Child Is Waiting

A Child Is Waiting is a 1963 American drama film written by Abby Mann and directed by John Cassavetes. Burt Lancaster portrays the director of a state institution for mentally handicapped and emotionally disturbed children, and Judy Garland is a new teacher who challenges his methods.

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Actors & Characters

Burt Lancaster Burt Lancaster Dr. Matthew Clark Dr. Matthew Clark
Judy Garland Judy Garland
Elizabeth Wilson Elizabeth Wilson
Gloria McGehee Gloria McGehee
Gena Rowlands Gena Rowlands
Paul Stewart Paul Stewart
John Marley John Marley
Bill Mumy Bill Mumy
Bruce Ritchey Bruce Ritchey
Lawrence Tierney Lawrence Tierney


Joseph LaShelle Cinematography
John Cassavetes Director
Robert C. Jones Editor
Gene Fowler Jr. Editor
Ernest Gold Music
Stanley Kramer Producer
Abby Mann Writer