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Charly (1968) -- (Movie Clip) I'd Like To Be Smarter

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    The mentally challenged title character (Cliff Robertson in his Academy Award-winning role) receives his teacher Alice Kinian (Claire Bloom), and they discuss his competing with a mouse to navigate a maze, and scientific options, in Charly, 1968, from the story Flowers For Algernon.

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Charly (1968) -- (Movie Clip) I'd Like To Be...
The mentally challenged title character (Cliff Robertson in...
Charly (1968) -- (Movie Clip) I'd Like To Be Smarter
The mentally challenged title character (Cliff Robertson in his Academy Award-winning role) receives his teacher Alice Kinian (Claire Bloom), and they discuss his competing with a mouse to navigate a maze, and scientific options, in Charly, 1968, from the story Flowers For Algernon. >
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Charly (1968) -- (Movie Clip) Open, Relentless Search
With the kids on a playground then on a college campus, Cliff Robertson, who played the same role on TV then purchased the film rights, introduced in his Academy Award-winning role as the title character in Charly, 1968, from the short story Flowers For Algernon by Daniel Keyes.>
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