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Mashaune Hardy in The Marva Collins Story

The Marva Collins Story

1981 NR

Cicely Tyson stars in this truth-based story about a dedicated schoolteacher who transcends the limitations of a broken public school system by using her own money to open a prep school catering to the underserved youths of the inner city. Originally aired as a "Hallmark Hall of Fame" special, this inspirational biopic, narrated by Emmy Award-winning Edward Asner, also stars Academy Award winner Morgan Freeman and Roderick Wimberly.