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Best boy [videorecording] ; Best man / [presented by] the Association for the Help of Retarded Children, New York City Chapter and Only Child Motion Pictures
DVDs DVDs | Docurama | c2004
Available at Adult DVD-Nonfiction (Call number: 362.3 B pt.1-2)
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Adult DVD-Nonfiction 362.3 B pt.1-2 CHECK SHELF

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Imprint
[New York] : New Video Group : Docurama, c2004.
Descript
2 videodiscs (ca. 191 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Det
DVD, Dolby digital stereo.
Credits
Director of photography, Tom McDonough.
Note
Best boy (disc 1) originally released as a motion picture in 1979; Best man (disc 2) originally released in 1998.
Awards
Academy Awards, 1979: Best Documentary Feature.
Audience
MPAA rating: Not rated.
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.
Note
Special features: filmmaker biography.
Local Note
MW, 3-07(rpl)
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Alt Title
Best boy (Motion picture : 1979)
Best man
ISBN
0767064690
ISBN/ISSN
767685961131
Music #
NVG-9611 New Video
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