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Secrets of a wild child

Author: Linda GarmonStacy KeachWGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.)British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.NDR International Hamburg.All authors
Publisher: Boston : NOVA Production by WGBH Educational Foundation, ©1984.
Edition/Format:   VHS video : VHS tape   Visual material : English
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Infrequently civilized society discovers a truly wild child--one who has grown up in severe isolation with virtually no human contact. Genie's is such a case. She was found on Nov. 4, 1970 in Los Angeles locked in her room and tied to a potty chair. Although thirteen chronlogically she was very much infant-like in most aspects of development.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Genie; Genie
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Garmon; Stacy Keach; WGBH (Television station : Boston, Mass.); British Broadcasting Corporation. Television Service.; NDR International Hamburg.; Nederlandse Omroep Stichting.; Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.)
OCLC Number: 57894649
Notes: Title from video cassette label.
Funding provided by Merck, Lockheed and the Corporation for Public Broadcasting.
Based on "A silent childhood" by Russ Rymer, author of Genie: a scientific tragedy.
Credits: Writer, producer, director, Linda Garmon; associate producer, Joseph McMaster; narrator, Stacy Keach; editor, Alexandra Anthony.
Performer(s): Narrator, Stacy Keach.
Description: 1 videocassette (60 min.) : sd., col. ; 1/2 in.
Details: VHS format.
Other Titles: 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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Infrequently civilized society discovers a truly wild child--one who has grown up in severe isolation with virtually no human contact. Genie's is such a case. She was found on Nov. 4, 1970 in Los Angeles locked in her room and tied to a potty chair. Although thirteen chronlogically she was very much infant-like in most aspects of development.

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