The Marva Collins Story

1981 Drama

About

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 s...

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Directed by

Peter Levin

Written by

Clifford Campion (Writer)

Runtime

100 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Cast

Keywords

biography teacher chicago