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Title The Tuskegee airmen [videorecording] / HBO Pictures presents a Price Entertainment production ; a film by Robert Markowitz ; produced by Bill Carraro ; teleplay by Paris Qualles and Trey Ellis and Ron Hutchinson ; directed by Robert Markowitz.

Imprint New York, N.Y. : HBO Home Video, [000]

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  791.4372 T871 2000    ---  Available
Description 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD.
Language English (Dolby surround), French (stereo) or Spanish (mono) language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish ; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Cast Laurence Fishburne, Allen Payne, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Courtney Vance, Andre Braugher, Chris McDonald, John Lithgow, Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Credits Director of photography, Ronald Orieux ; music by Lee Holdridge ; editor, David Beatty ; story, Robert Williams and T.S. Cook.
Audience MPAA rating: PG-13.
Summary It is 1943 and the Germans are winning the Second World War as the U.S. suffers huge losses on the ground and in the air. Four newly recruited pilots are united by a desire to serve their country, at a time when Black flyers are not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, through the brutal demands of their training, to the perils of flying over nations at war, the men they call "The Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest mission of their lives--to prove to America that courage knows no color. Their success could earn them respect, save lives and help win a terrible war. Their failure could destroy more hopes and dreams than their own.
Note Specials features include: scene selections; cast and crew biographies.
Subject United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Group, 332nd -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- Drama.
African American air pilots -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
War films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Markowitz, Robert.
Carraro, William C.
Qualles, Paris.
Ellis, Trey.
Hutchinson, Ron, 1947-
Fishburne, Laurence, 1961-
Warner, Malcolm-Jamal.
Vance, Courtney B.
Braugher, Andre, 1962-
McDonald, Christopher, 1955-
Lithgow, John, 1945-
Gooding, Cuba, 1968-
HBO Pictures.
Price Entertainment (Firm)
HBO Video (Firm)
ISBN 0783118147
9780783118147
Standard No. 026359128523
Music No. 91285 HBO Home Video

 
    
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