Watch The Marva Collins Story

  • NR
  • 1981
  • 1 hr 41 min
  • 7.8  (240)

Cicely Tyson and Morgan Freeman star in the true story of Marva Collins, a talented and determined teacher who leaves Chicago's public school system to open her own school.With no funding, in a poor neighborhood, teaching children that the school system has labeled "unteachable," Collins should fail. But refusing to accept failure--from herself or her studends--Collins succeeds, and her students excel in this moving drama, The Marva Collins Story.Edward Asner introduces the film and summarizes Mrs. Collins' stunning achievements with underprivilged children in the Chicago.

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Cicely Tyson and Morgan Freeman star in the true story of Marva Collins, a talented and determined teacher who leaves Chicago's public school system to open her own school.With no funding, in a poor neighborhood, teaching children that the school system has labeled "unteachable," Collins should fail. But refusing to accept failure--from herself or her studends--Collins succeeds, and her students excel in this moving drama, The Marva Collins Story.Edward Asner introduces the film and summarizes Mrs. Collins' stunning achievements with underprivilged children in the Chicago.

The Marva Collins Story is a 1981 drama with a runtime of 1 hour and 41 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.8.

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  • Release Date
    1981
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    1 hr 41 min
  • IMDB Rating
    7.8  (240)