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The boy in the plastic bubble  Cover Image DVD DVD

The boy in the plastic bubble / American Broadcasting Company ; Spelling-Goldberg Productions ; produced by Joel Thurm and Cindy Dunne ; screenwriter, Douglas Day Stewart ; directed by Randal Kleise.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (approximately 95 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Full frame edition.
  • Publisher: [Dunellen, N.J.] : Digiview Productions, [2004]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from disc.
2004 DVD release of the 1976 film.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Arch Dalzell ; film editor, John F. McSweeney ; music, Mark Snow.
Participant or Performer Note:
John Travolta, Glynnis O'Connor, Robert Reed ; Diana Hyland.
Summary, etc.:
Based on the true story of a boy born without natural immunities, forced to grow up a prisoner in the physical and emotional confines of a germ free plastic room. A special astronaut's suit gives the boy freedom to move around. He eventually falls in love with the girl next door and must then choose between confinement and life--the freedom to love at the risk of fatal infection.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
Subject: Lubitsch, Todd > Drama.
Immunologic diseases > Drama.
Genre: Biographical television programs.
Made-for-TV movies.
Video recordings.

Available copies

  • 9 of 9 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Rolla Public.


  • 0 current holds with 9 total copies.
Show Only Available Copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Rolla Public Library DVDMOVIE BOY (Text) 38256101829483 Adult DVD Available -

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