My Name Is Bill W

My Name Is Bill W

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World War I veteran William Wilson has everything: loving wife, good health, Wall Street career --and a "drinking problem." Penniless overnight when the stock market crashes, Bill quickly descends into a stormy sea of booze. Then he meets Bob Smith, an Ohio surgeon with the same "problem." Together they discover a way to stay sober --one day at a time, and their mutual triumph would soon become the world's.
Publisher: Burbank, Calif. : b Warner Home Video, c2006, 1989
Branch Call Number: DVD MY
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (99 min.) :,sd., col., double sided ;,4 3/4 in

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organic69
Jan 16, 2016

Really good movie about the start of AA. Highly recommend!

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wolfie58
Jul 25, 2015

Great intro. of the foundation of AA. A must view to all in the program. Both James Woods & James Garner were perfect for the leading roles. FYI, James Woods's royalties are used to buy the book titled "Alcoholics Anonymous" and donated to prisons and treatment facilities.

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readyrisa
Apr 20, 2015

The story of Bill W who started Alcoholics Anonymous which opened up other Anonymous programs helping millions of people ...AWESOME!

kevfarley Nov 30, 2013

A revised history of A.A. that leaves out unconvient details,.. such as Bill's spiritual awakening, the role of a 'Higher Power', the 12 Steps, etc., etc. "Just two drunks trying to help each other". They can't very well talk about individuals having a personal non-church relationship with God on American Television !!

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Aug 24, 2012

This is a very well done movie about the founders of AA. Incredible acting by James Wood & a good reminder for an alcoholic contemplating a return to drinking.

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suzanjane
Aug 20, 2010

history lesson: AA

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