- Director: Lionel Jeffries
- Stars: Patricia Neal, Jean-Pierre Cassel, Britt Ekland, Lynn Carlin, Scott Jacoby, Sally Thomsett, Paul Eddington, Paul Maxwell, Ronald Leigh-Hunt, Frances Bennett, George Tovey, Marianne Stone, Dorothy Alison, Frank Singuineau, Mavis Villiers
- Release Date: March 04, 1973
- Run Time: 100 min
- Genre: Drama
When actor Lionel Jeffries turned to directing in the 1970s, he exhibited a preference for whimsy, as witness The Railway Children. Jeffries\’ is a notable exception to this rule, though, as with his other directorial efforts, he shows a keen sensitivity for the travails of troubled youngsters. Scott Jacoby plays , a boy with a marked speech impediment. His affliction worsens as his parents\’ marriage disintegrates. Patricia Neal plays a dedicated speech therapist who realizes that \’s problems go deeper than his inability to speak normally.