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The Visit: PC Philip Olds

on BBC One London

with Desmond Wilcox 2: Get Up and Walk Philip Olds became a hero and a cripple in the same instant, when a gunman's bullet severed his spine. He refused to accept life in a wheelchair. In Dayton, Ohio, a computer genius, Professor Jerry Petrofsky , had found a way to restore walking to the paralysed. It was a dangerous experimental programme, in which Philip Olds, as the only British subject, was determined to succeed.
A brilliant idea by Desmond Wilcox. ... Philip Olds is so honest and gutsy, everyone watching must have been willing him to succeed.
(THE SUN)
(R)

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Desmond Wilcox
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Walk Philip Olds
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Jerry Petrofsky
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Desmond Wilcox.
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Philip Olds

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