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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.


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

BBC One London

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