Helen Keller in Her Story

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Helen Keller in Her Story
The Unconquered
Directed by Nancy Hamilton
Produced by Nancy Hamilton
James L. Shute
Written by Nancy Hamilton
James L. Shute
Starring Helen Keller
Narrated by Katharine Cornell
Music by Morgan Lewis
Edited by James L. Shute
Release date
June 15, 1954 (1954-06-15)
Running time
55 minutes
Country United States
Language English

Helen Keller in Her Story (also known as The Unconquered) is an American biographical documentary about Helen Keller made in 1954.

It won the Academy Award for Best Documentary Feature in 1955.[1] It starred Helen Keller and used extensive footage of her visits/remembrances of Dwight Eisenhower, Martha Graham and others. The film was produced and directed by Nancy Hamilton and narrated by her friend, actress Katharine Cornell, and was shot mostly in Pittsburgh.

The Academy Film Archive preserved Helen Keller in Her Story in 2006.[2]


Helen Keller is a blind and a deaf girl. The film shows how she struggles with her life..

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  1. ^ Nash, Margo. "NY Times: Helen Keller in Her Story". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-11-08. 
  2. ^ "Preserved Projects". Academy Film Archive. 

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