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William Gibson (2) (1914–2008)

Autor/a de The Miracle Worker [play]

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25+ obres 2,397 Membres 38 Ressenyes 1 preferits

Sobre l'autor

Playwright and novelist William Gibson was born on November 13, 1914. He graduated from the City College of New York in 1938. He wrote numerous plays including A Cry of Players, Dinny and the Witches, Two for the Seesaw, Golda, and Monday after the Miracle. He won the 1959 Tony Award for Best Play mostra'n més for The Miracle Worker. His novel, The Cobweb, was made into a movie in 1955. The Miracle Worker and Two for the Seesaw were both made into movies in 1962. He died on November 25, 2008 at the age of 94. (Bowker Author Biography) mostra'n menys
Crèdit de la imatge: Ed Ford, via Library of Congress

Obres de William Gibson

The Miracle Worker [play] (1956) 1,805 exemplars, 29 ressenyes
The Miracle Worker [1962 film] (1962) — Screenwriter — 149 exemplars, 3 ressenyes
A Mass for the Dead (1968) 97 exemplars, 1 ressenya
A Cry of Players (1946) 60 exemplars
Golda's Balcony: A Play (1978) 38 exemplars
Two for the Seesaw (1959) 36 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Shakespeare's Game (1978) 28 exemplars
The Miracle Worker AND Monday After the Miracle (1982) 19 exemplars, 1 ressenya
The Cobweb (1955) 17 exemplars
Monday After the Miracle. (1983) 16 exemplars, 1 ressenya
Dinny and the Witches (1961) 10 exemplars

Obres associades

Best American Plays: Fifth Series, 1957-1963 (1952) — Col·laborador — 44 exemplars, 1 ressenya
50 Best Plays of the American Theatre [4-volume set] (1969) — Col·laborador — 34 exemplars
13 Plays of Ghosts and the Supernatural (1990) — Col·laborador — 28 exemplars
50 Best Plays of the American Theatre, Volume 4 — Col·laborador — 4 exemplars


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Data de naixement
Data de defunció
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New York City, New York, USA
Lloc de defunció
Stockbridge, Berkshire County, Massachusetts, USA
City College of New York



William Gibson a Science Fiction Fans (gener 2023)


A black-and-white film based on the true story of Helen Keller, who was both deaf and blind due to a serious illness in babyhood. She had become totally wild, prone to horrendous tantrums and increasingly dangerous to herself and others. So a young teacher was employed to try and bring some control to her life, and see if she could help Helen to communicate via felt hand signs.

Excellent acting, particularly by Patty Duke who played Helen. I was sorry it ended so abruptly, however - I'd like to have seen more of the story, as I know Helen Keller went on to do amazing things with her life.

We were also disappointed in the sound quality; we had to use switch on subtitles as we found we were missing so much of the conversation. But possibly that was a problem with our DVD, which came as a freebie with a relative's newspaper.
… (més)
SueinCyprus | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Apr 6, 2022 |
Previously a 1957 teleplay, then a legendary Broadway stage production that played from 1959 through '61, director Arthur Penn and playwright William Gibson collaborated once again to bring 'The Miracle Worker' to the big screen. Ann Bancroft and Patty Duke repeated their iconic stage performances as teacher Annie Sullivan and the young, blind and deaf-mute Helen Keller.
staylorlib | Hi ha 2 ressenyes més | Feb 4, 2019 |
Summer stock fare, which is where I worked on it. I have no idea what it was about. Totally forgettable.
deckla | Sep 7, 2018 |
Phenomenal! So many interlocking themes. Water flowing underground, drawn out by a pump -- redemption as repayment from her brother -- "you can see 5000 years back with words" -- imitation versus meaning. Simply amazing. Brought me to tears. Heart-wrenching and exultant.
Victor_A_Davis | Hi ha 28 ressenyes més | Sep 18, 2015 |



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