A Child is Waiting

Beverly Hills, CA: United Artists, 1962. Vintage studio still photograph of producer Stanley Kramer and director John Cassavetes on the set of the 1962 film.

Kramer and Cassavetes clashed throught the production, disagreeing on technique as well as the overall message of the film, leading Kramer to fire Cassavetes during the editing of the film.

Dr. Matthew Clark (Burt Lancaster), the director of the Crawthorne State Mental Hospital for mentally handicapped and emotionally disturbed children, clashes with newly arrived teacher Jean Hanson (Judy Garland) over the best methods in which to teach the children.

Many of the students in the film were portrayed by actual intellectually disabled children from Pacific State Hospital in Pomona, California.

Shot on location at the Lanterman Development Center in Pomona, California.

8 x 10 inches. Very Good plus, with large bruise to upper right corner, creasing on right side and two small closed tears on right margin repaired with paper tape on verso.

[Book #149127]

Price: $45.00