>One of our faculty has asked me to find out about a program called
>"BILL". It is the story of a mentally challenged man who leaves an
>institution and becomes integrated into the community.
>One of my colleagues in B.C. has suggested that it may have been a
>made-for-TV movie, starring Mickey Rooney.
>Does anyone out there have anything to add to this info, like
>producer, distributor, availability? Baker and Taylor do not list
>it and I suspect it is really old.
The film is BEST BOY, by Ira Wohl(sp?) about his cousin. It is shot by Tom
McDonough. I thin it was made about 1978. It is a terrific film about Billy
leaving his home for an independent living situation.