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The Bill Sackter Image Gallery
2529 Catskill Ct.
Iowa City , Iowa 52245
United States

Company Description: The official website of famous Iowan Bill Sackter.
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Employment History

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Bill Sackter's Story
www.billsackter.com, 16 Oct 2014 [cached]
Barry Morrow
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Bill Sackter's life story was made famous by the award winning made-for-tv movie "Bill" (1981) starring Mickey Rooney as Bill, and Dennis Quaid as the young filmmaker Barry Morrow who had befriended Bill in 1972 and began filming their relationship and adventures.
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Since first meeting Bill Sackter over three decades ago, Barry Morrow's desire has always been to create a documentary about Bill Sackter.
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Working with a variety of film and video equipment as well as photographs Barry captured precious moments in his experience with Bill.
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Morrow went on to a successful Hollywood screenwriting career (he won an Oscar for "Rain Man"), and the source material has been in storage ever since.
Nearly three decades later, Barry met award winning documentary filmmaker Lane Wyrick at the Los Angeles premiere of his documentary "The Nazi Drawings" held at the Director's Guild Theater.
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Having met Wyrick previously, it was at this screening that Morrow passed the torch to Wyrick and chose him to take on this ambitious project.
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Photographs and film & video footage of Bill taken by Barry Morrow, Jack Doepke, Tom Walz and others during his life are mixed with interviews of the people who were closest to him with some recreations of Bill as a 7-year-old boy being sent to the institution after his father died.
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Barry Morrow is one of Bill's closest friends. Barry met Bill at a staff Christmas Party at the Minikahda Club in Minneapolis where Bill had been employed as a dishwasher.
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Immediately a friendship grew, and Barry took Bill around town and out to nightclubs where his friend Jack Doepke performed.
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Barry began shooting videotape and Super 8 film footage of Bill, finding him to be a great subject for a documentary, but after a bad experience in taking Bill back to the institution for the film, Barry put the project on hold.
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Barry began shooting videotape and Super 8 film footage of Bill, finding him to be a great subject for a documentary, but after a bad experience in taking Bill back to the institution for the film, Barry put the project on hold.
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After being offered a job in Iowa City, Barry had to leave Bill because Bill was a ward of the state of Minnesota.
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In an unprecedented move, Barry instead petitioned to become Bill's legal guardian and brought Bill with him to Iowa City.
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With Barry's help Bill made a full recovery and Bill soon became a celebrity with the help of Barry, Tom Walz and others in the community.
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Barry Morrow was honored by winning an Emmy for writing "Bill", and later an Academy Award for writing "Rain Man".
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Barry has enjoyed a successful career as a writer and more recently, as a producer. Member of The Arc, the National Association of Social Workers , and the Autism Society of America , Morrow is a lifelong advocate for the rights of persons with disabilities.
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Dr. Tom Walz had been a teacher of the ambitious young Barry Morrow while in Minneapolis, and when Walz was hired as the Dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Iowa, his first thought was to bring Morrow along to add vibrancy to the department.
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Dr. Tom Walz had been a teacher of the ambitious young Barry Morrow while in Minneapolis, and when Walz was hired as the Dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Iowa, his first thought was to bring Morrow along to add vibrancy to the department.
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Barry informed Tom that Bill would be part of the package, so Tom pulled strings to allow Bill to work in the department.
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Jack Doepke met Bill through friends Bev & Barry Morrow.
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After Barry decided to move to California, Jeff became Bill's legal guardian.
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When Bill moved to Iowa to live with Barry Morrow, Bill's new life was just about to begin.
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Eventually, Tom and Barry came up with the idea to have Bill serve coffee in an unused room at the college.
Wheelchair Athletics Foundation - Board of Directors
www.wheelchairbodybuilding.org, 9 Aug 2014 [cached]
Barry Morrow Executive Director
Award Recipients
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Barry Morrow, 1984 Pool of Bethesda Recipient
Morrow is a motion picture writer and producer. A lifelong advocate for the rights of persons with disabilities, the highlights of Morrow's career include an Emmy Award for writing the autobiographical screenplay for Bill, the story of a man with a developmental disability whom Morrow came to befriend.
Titled Buffalo Soldiers (the name of ...
www.jamaicaobserver.com, 24 April 2014 [cached]
Titled Buffalo Soldiers (the name of one of Marley's songs), it will be distributed by Mandalay Pictures, with writer Barry Morrow (Rain Man) and producer Cathy Schulman (Crash) reportedly assigned to the project.
A Friend Indeed - The Bill Sackter Story
www.billsackter.com, 13 Nov 2008 [cached]
Barry Morrow
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Since first meeting Bill Sackter over three decades ago, Barry Morrow's desire has been to create a documentary about Bill.
...
Morrow went on to a successful Hollywood screenwriting career (he won an Oscar for "Rain Man"), and the source material has been in storage ever since.
Nearly three decades later, Barry met award winning documentary filmmaker Lane Wyrick at the Los Angeles premiere of his documentary "The Nazi Drawings" held at the Director's Guild Theater.
...
Having met Wyrick previously, it was at this screening that Morrow passed the torch to Wyrick and chose him to take on this ambitious project.
...
Photographs and film & video footage of Bill taken by Barry Morrow, Jack Doepke, Tom Walz and others during his life will be mixed with interviews of the people who were closest to him.
...
Barry Morrow is one of Bill's closest friends. Barry met Bill at a staff Christmas Party at the Minikahda Club in Minneapolis where Bill had been employed as a dishwasher.
...
Immediately a friendship grew, and Barry took Bill around town and out to nightclubs where his friend Jack Doepke performed.
...
Barry began shooting videotape and Super 8 film footage of Bill, finding him to be a great subject for a documentary, but after a bad experience in taking Bill back to the institution for the film, Barry put the project on hold.
...
Barry began shooting videotape and Super 8 film footage of Bill, finding him to be a great subject for a documentary, but after a bad experience in taking Bill back to the institution for the film, Barry put the project on hold.
...
After being offered a job in Iowa City, Barry had to leave Bill because Bill was a ward of the state of Minnesota.
...
In an unprecedented move, Barry instead petitioned to become Bill's legal guardian and brought Bill with him to Iowa City.
...
With Barry's help Bill made a full recovery and Bill soon became a celebrity with the help of Barry, Tom Walz and others in the community.
...
Barry Morrow was honored by winning an Emmy for writing "Bill", and later an Academy Award for writing "Rain Man".
...
Barry has enjoyed a successful career as a writer and more recently, as a producer. Member of the Association of Retarded Citizens , the National Association of Social Workers , and the Austism Society of America , Morrow is a lifelong advocate for the rights of persons with disabilities.
...
Dr. Tom Walz had been a teacher of the ambitious young Barry Morrow while in Minneapolis, and when Walz was hired as the Dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Iowa, his first thought was to bring Morrow along to add vibrancy to the department.
...
Dr. Tom Walz had been a teacher of the ambitious young Barry Morrow while in Minneapolis, and when Walz was hired as the Dean of the School of Social Work at the University of Iowa, his first thought was to bring Morrow along to add vibrancy to the department.
...
Barry informed Tom that Bill would be part of the package, so Tom pulled strings to allow Bill to work in the department.
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Jack Doepke met Bill through friends Bev & Barry Morrow.
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After Barry decided to move to California, Jeff became Bill's legal guardian.
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