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Shining soul : Helen Keller's spiritual life & legacy  Cover Image DVD DVD

Shining soul : Helen Keller's spiritual life & legacy / a presentation of The Swedenborg Foundation and Penny Price Media ; written by Penny Price [and] Deborah Belle Forman ; produced and directed by Penny Price.

Price, Penny. (Added Author). Naughton, James, 1945- (Added Author). Swedenborg Foundation. (Added Author). Penny Price Media (Firm) (Added Author).


A documentary combining archival footage, interviews, stills, and dramatic re-enactments to explore some of the most significant and defining factors in the life of Helen Keller.
This program explores the specific ideas and visionary theology that fired Helen Keller's long and production life of triumphant accomplishment in the face of all odds and her tireless philanthropic efforts to improve the lives of the less fortunate throughout the world.

Record details

  • ISBN: 0877854602
  • ISBN: 9780877854609
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (57 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [West Chester, Pa.] : Swedenborg Foundation, [2006]

Content descriptions

General Note:
This film is based on Helen Keller's writings and books.
Formatted Contents Note:
Introduction, Childhood, & Annie Sullivan -- Breakthrough into words -- Awakening to spirit -- Swedenborg: Helen's other teacher -- Swedenborg's influence on Helen -- Helen's young-adult life -- Her professional life -- Her charismatic presence -- Her contemporary impact -- End of life.
Participant or Performer Note:
Narrated by James Naughton.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Language Note:
English dialogue; open caption option.
Subject: Keller, Helen, 1880-1968.
Sullivan, Annie, 1866-1936.
Swedenborg, Emanuel, 1688-1772.
Deafblind women > United States > Biography.
People with disabilities.
Genre: Biographical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.


  • 0 current holds with 2 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library DVDBIO KEL HEL (Text) 38256101913360 Adult DVD Available -

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