Stricken with pain in the New England classroom she's guided with a firm hand for generations, an aging schoolteacher (Jennifer Jones) is admitted to the hospital by a surgeon/ex-student (Robert Stack). As many other former pupils whose lives she impacted rally to her bedside, she finds validation for her career. Moving take on the Frances Gray Patton novel co-stars Chuck Connors, Marshall Thompson, Jerry Paris, Mary Wickes. 107 min. Widescreen; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital stereo.