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Title The boy in the bubble / an Ark Media film for American Experience in association with Channel 4 ; written by Barak Goodman ; produced and directed by Barak Goodman and John Maggio
Published Alexandria, VA : PBS Home Video, [2006]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 WATERFT HEALTH  616.979 Vetter Goo/Bit  AVAILABLE
Description 1 DVD (approximately 60 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in
Summary When David Vetter died at the age of 12, he was already world famous: the boy in the plastic bubble. Here, serious questions are answered. Did doctors, in a rush to save a child, condemn the boy to a life not worth living and instead kill him?
Notes Originally broadcast on American experience in 2005
Credits Cinematography, Stephen McCarthy ; art direction, Caitlin McNally ; editor, George O'Donnell ; music composer, Gary Lionelli ; visual effects, Yorgo Alexopoulos
Performer Narrator, Campbell Scott ; voices: Lee Wilkof, Joanna Merlin, Kyra Sedgwick
Notes DVD, region 1; stereo
Not rated
Subject Vetter, David, 1971-1984.
Severe combined immunodeficiency -- Patients.
Germfree life.
Medical ethics.
Quality of life -- Moral and ethical aspects.
Ethics, Medical.
Immunologic Deficiency Syndromes.
Quality of Life.
Severe Combined Immunodeficiency.
Genre/Form Medical (Nonfiction)
Video recordings.
Author Wilkof, Lee.
Merlin, Joanna.
Sedgwick, Kyra.
Scott, Campbell.
Maggio, John, production personnel, director
Goodman, Barak, author of screenplay, production personnel, director
PBS Home Video.
Ark Media (Firm)
Channel Four (Great Britain)
ISBN 0793692202
OTHER TI American experience (Television program)