On Giant's Shoulders (1979)

03/28/1979 (GB) DramaTV Movie 1h 31m
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The true story of Terry Wiles, born with no limbs in 1962 as a result of his mother's use of the drug thalidomide. This film tells the story of his childhood and adoption by the couple Len and Hazel Wiles who live on a remote farm, and the subsequent challenges and resistance to give Terry a 'normal' life.

  1. Anthony Simmons


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  1. Judi Dench

    Judi Dench

    Hazel Wiles

  2. Bryan Pringle

    Bryan Pringle

    Len Wiles

  3. Terry Wiles


  4. Hilda Braid

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  5. Barbara Young

    Barbara Young

    Teacher at hospital

  6. Tim Wylton

    Tim Wylton

    Len Curry

  7. Tony Church

    Hospital administrator

  8. Anthony Heaton

    Anthony Heaton

    Limb technician

  9. Anna Wing

    Anna Wing

    Mrs. Proctor

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On Giant's Shoulders

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Original Language English

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