Re: Help with Reference query

Oksana Dykyj (
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


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)


Children of a Lesser God
Oksana Dykyj Tel: 514-848-3443
Head, Visual Media Resources Fax: 514-848-3441
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