A Child Is Waiting

76
  • NR
  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1963
  • Running time: 102 min
Jean Hansen comes to work at a school for disabled children, and becomes interested in a young autistic boy whose parents have not visited him for several years. The school principal, however, does not appreciate this.

Jean Hansen comes to work at a school for disabled children, and becomes interested in a young autistic boy whose parents have not visited him for several years. The school principal, however, does not appreciate this.

Original Release

01/11/1963

US Release

01/11/1963

Cast

Burt Lancaster Dr. Matthew Clark / Matthew Clark
Judy Garland Jean Hansen
Gena Rowlands Sophie Widdicombe / Sophie Widdicombe Benham
Steven Hill Ted Widdicombe
Paul Stewart Goodman
Gloria McGehee Mattie
Lawrence Tierney Douglas Benham
Bruce Ritchey Reuben Widdicombe
John Marley Holland
Barbara Pepper Miss Brown
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John Cassavetes

Writers

Abby Mann

Cast

Burt Lancaster Dr. Matthew Clark / Matthew Clark
Judy Garland Jean Hansen
Gena Rowlands Sophie Widdicombe / Sophie Widdicombe Benham
Steven Hill Ted Widdicombe
Paul Stewart Goodman
Gloria McGehee Mattie
Lawrence Tierney Douglas Benham
Bruce Ritchey Reuben Widdicombe
John Marley Holland
Barbara Pepper Miss Brown
Juanita Moore Julius' Mother
Bill Mumy Boy Counting Jean's Pearls / Child
Mario Gallo Dr. Ernie Lombardi
Elizabeth Wilson Miss Fogarty
Jim Backus Hot Dog vendor
John Cassavetes Retarded Adult Who Walks Toward Camera
Brian Corcoran Lewis
Fred Draper Dr. Sack
Butch Patrick Boy Playing Football
Noam Pitlik Concerned Father

Producers

Editors

Gene Fowler Jr., Robert C. Jones

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