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Title Best boy / [presented by] the Association for the Help of Retarded Children, New York City Chapter and Only Child Motion Pictures ; produced, directed, and edited by Ira Wohl.

Publication Info. [New York] : Docurama : New Video Group , [1979]


Location Call No. Status
 Glastonbury, Welles-Turner Memorial Library - Adult Department  DVD BIO WOHL DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
 Southington Library - Adult  DVD 362.3 BEST    Check Shelf
 Wethersfield Public Library - DVDs  DVD B DISC 1-2    Check Shelf
Description 2 videodiscs (approximately 191 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen presentation; Dolby Digital stereo.
Credits Director of photography, Tom McDonough.
Note Best boy originally released as a motion picture in 1979; Best man originally released in 1998.
Summary Best boy: "follows Philly Wohl, a cheerful and lovable 52 year old who's been mentally handicapped since birth and still lives with his parents. When his cousin, filmmaker Ira Wohl, questions what will happen to Philly once his elderly parents can no longer care for him, the family embarks on a mission to help Philly become more independent"--Container. Best man: follow-up to Best boy which revisits Philly 20 years later.
Awards Academy Award winner: Best Documentary Feature.
Note Special feature: filmmaker biography.
Contents [Disc 1]: Best boy. [Disc 2]: Best man.
Note GMD: videorecording. Best man.
Subject Wohl, Phillip.
Wohl, Ira.
People with mental disabilities -- United States.
Genre/Form Documentary films.
Added Author Wohl, Ira.
McDonough, Tom.
Association for the Help of Retarded Children, New York.
Only Child Motion Pictures (Firm)
New Video Group.
Docurama (Firm)
Added Title Best man.
ISBN 0767064690
Standard No. 767685961131
Music No. NVG-9611 New Video
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