The Marva Collins Story (1981)

Cicely Tyson was Emmy-nominated as Outstanding Actress for her portrait of a Chicago schoolteacher whose remarkable achievements with black children labelled "unteachable" were spotlighted in a 1979 "60 Minutes" segment about how she became disillusioned with the traditional school system and decided to work outside of it, transforming her students into young scholars through her unique teaching style.

  • Peter Levin
  • Clifford Campion
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  • Release Date: 1981-12-01
  • Views: 2623
  • Country: US
  • Language: English
  • Runtime: 100

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Morgan Freeman

Clarence Collins

Cicely Tyson

Marva Collins

Marsha Warfield

Lela Boland

Jimmie F. Skaggs

Chester Boland

Mike Genovese


Ed Asner

Narrator (voice)

Edward Asner

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