The Peabody Awards

The Peabody Awards

Dummy (CBS)

 1979 | CBS Entertainment, Konigsberg Company, Warner Brothers Television

CBS Entertainment has teamed up with the Konigsberg Company in association with Warner Brothers Television to produce a masterful true-life account of a black deaf youth, who was illiterate and incapable of speech. Taking a first-rate script form author Ernest Tidyman and assembling a first-rate cast headed by LeVar Burton and Paul Sorvino, the result was a moving and touching contribution to American television. To CBS Entertainment, a Peabody Award for Dummy.

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