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A Different Approach (1978)

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An all-star educational film about the positive side of hiring people with disabilities. A board sit and watch the film Michael Keaton's character's assembled to sell companies on hiring ... See full summary »

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Jim Belcher
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. See more awards »

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Credited cast:
Melissa Sue Anderson ... Herself
Lucie Arnaz ... Herself
Stockard Channing ... Herself
Michael Keaton ... Filmmaker
Martin Kosleck
Norman Lear ... Himself
Rue McClanahan ... Herself
Jim Nabors ... Himself
Carroll O'Connor ... Himself
Charlotte Rae ... Herself
Sally Struthers ... Herself
Betty White ... Herself
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An all-star educational film about the positive side of hiring people with disabilities. A board sit and watch the film Michael Keaton's character's assembled to sell companies on hiring the handicapped, which takes "a different approach" by combining several approaches--most of them suggested by Hollywood personalities. Written by Brian Leonard <leonard@lycoming.edu>

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bittersweet
28 December 2005 | by lovetovoiceSee all my reviews

I met one of the actors,thee actual employer of the disabled....he told me all about it, now, How can I order this movie for my own library??? It sounds so bittersweet and something we should all view going into a new year. Apparently Ron, my acquaintance, counseled Lear on how the disabled employees work and their feelings and thoughts on their life. He was a vital part of the project. The film won several awards for small film works and possibly a documentary category if my memory serves me well.Ron just received a copy a few weeks ago himself so was quite proud of his contribution. i would like to share in his joy by owning a copy of this. Could someone please direct me to orders?


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