The People is a 1972 television movie starring Kim Darby as Melodye
Amerson, William Shatner as Dr. Curtis and Diane Varsi as Valancy
Carmody. Based on the novels by Zenna Henderson, The People follows a
school teacher as she begins her new job in a small town. The
townspeople keep a secret from her, though, and she soon finds out their
true identity. In 1973, The People received a nomination from the Hugo
Awards for Best Dramatic Presentation.