Re: Help with Reference query

Oksana Dykyj (oksana@vax2.concordia.ca)
Fri, 14 Mar 1997 17:02:25 +0000 (HELP)

Gary Handman wrote:
>Hi gang. I'm in the midst of helping a patron with a paper on the
>representation of disabilities in the movies. We've come up with a short
>list and have found a couple of older filmograpies. I'm now throwing the
>question over to you for consideration. We're talking pretty much about
>the whole spectrum of physical and mental disabilities. All responses
>will be greatly appreciated...

Off the top of my head here goes:

Paraplegic theme:

Born on the 4th of July
Coming Home
Texas Chainsaw Massacre (one of the characters)
The Other Side of Midnight
The Men
The Ironside TV series

Blindness:

Butterflies are Free
City Lights
Dark Victory
Wait Until Dark
Scent of a Woman
Don't Look Now
Orphans of the Storm (1922)
Pennies from Heaven(1981)
Eyes in the Night (1942)

Deafness:

Children of a Lesser God
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