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Secret of the wild child

Author: WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.). Science Unit.
Publisher: Boston : WGBH Educational Foundation, ©1994.
Series: Colección NOVA.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
Presents the story of Genie, a girl who was socially isolated for the first 13 years of her life, discovered in 1970 in southern California. Contrasts her case with the well-known case of Victor, a French child found and analyzed in the 18th century. Shows some of the attempts to study and rehabilitate Genie.
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Genre/Form: Documentary television programs
Adaptation
Television series
Biography
Named Person: Genie; Genie
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.). Science Unit.
OCLC Number: 42022700
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Credits: Editor, Alexandra Anthony ; narrator, Stacy Keach.
Performer(s): Narrator, Stacy Keach.
Description: 1 videocassette : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 1/2 in.
Series Title: Colección NOVA.
Other Titles: Secret of a wild child
Nova (Television program)
Responsibility: a NOVA production by WGBH/Boston Science Unit in association with BBC-TV, NDR International Hamburg and Nederlandse Omroepprogramma Stichting.

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Presents the story of Genie, a girl who was socially isolated for the first 13 years of her life, discovered in 1970 in southern California. Contrasts her case with the well-known case of Victor, a French child found and analyzed in the 18th century. Shows some of the attempts to study and rehabilitate Genie.

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