Looking for Miracles (television) A teenager’s summer as a camp counselor in 1935 is complicated by his stowaway little brother. A Disney Channel Premiere Film, first aired on June 3, 1989. Based on the novel by A. E. Hotchner. Directed by Kevin Sullivan. Stars Patricia Phillips (mother), Zachery Bennett (Sullivan), Greg Spottiswood (Ryan), Joe Flaherty (Arnold Berman). 103 min. Greg Spottiswood won the Emmy Award for Outstanding Performer in a Children’s Special. Released on video in 1991.