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The Tuskegee airmen  Cover Image DVD DVD

The Tuskegee airmen / HBO Films presents a Price Entertainment production, a film by Robert Markowitz ; produced by William C. Carraro ; story by Robert Williams and T.S. Cook ; teleplay by Paris Qualles, Trey Ellis and Ron Hutchinson ; directed by Robert Markowitz.



The story of the 'Fighting 99th' - the first squadron of black American pilots to be allowed to fight for their country. It is 1943 and the U.S. is suffering 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 were not welcomed in the Air Force. Now, the "Tuskegee Airmen" must undertake the riskiest mission of their lives and to prove to America that courage knows no color.

Item details

  • ISBN: 1419896385
  • ISBN: 9781419896385
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: New York : Home Box Office ; 2011.

Contents / Notes

General Note:
Title from container.
Originally released as a made-for-TV movie in 1995.
Special features: Cast & crew bios.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Ronald Orieux ; music, Lee Holdridge.
Participant or Performer Note:
Laurence Fishburne, Allen Payne, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Courtney B. Vance, Andre Braugher, Chris McDonald, John Lithgow, Cuba Gooding, Jr.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG-13; for thematic elements and brief strong war violence ; CHV rating: G.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation, Dolby Digital surround, Dolby Digital stereo., Dolby Digital mono.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:
This DVD disc is copy protected.
Language Note:
English (Dolby surround), dubbed French (Dolby stereo.) or dubbed Spanish (Dolby mono.) dialogue, English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject: United States. Air Force > African Americans > Drama.
United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Squadron, 99th > Drama.
African American fighter pilots > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, American > Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 > African Americans > Drama.
Estados Unidos. Air Force > Afronorteamericanos > Teatro.
Aviadores > Estados Unidos > Teatro.
United States. Air Force.
United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Squadron, 99th.
World War (1939-1945)
Aeronautics, American military.
African American fighter pilots.
African Americans.
Genre: Drama.
War films.
Made-for-TV movies.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.

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