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The Resource 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, (DVD videorecording)

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, (DVD videorecording)

Label
Best boy
Title
Best boy
Statement of responsibility
[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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
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
Related
Awards note
Academy Award winner: Best Documentary Feature.
Cataloging source
IF9
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Tom McDonough
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wohl, Ira
  • Only Child Motion Pictures
  • New Video Group
  • Association for the Help of Retarded Children, New York
  • Docurama (Firm)
Runtime
191
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wohl, Phillip
  • People with mental disabilities
  • Biographical films
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
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, (DVD videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Best boy originally issued as a motion picture in 1979; Best man originally released in 1998
  • Includes filmmaker biography
  • Recorded in Dolby digital stereo
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 191 min.)
Isbn
9780767064699
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
76785961131
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
NVG-9611
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm54955769
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, (DVD videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Best boy originally issued as a motion picture in 1979; Best man originally released in 1998
  • Includes filmmaker biography
  • Recorded in Dolby digital stereo
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
stereophonic
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
2 videodiscs (ca. 191 min.)
Isbn
9780767064699
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
76785961131
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
NVG-9611
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)ocm54955769
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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