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Black wings  Cover Image DVD DVD

Black wings

Wolf, Dan, (television producer,, screenwriter.). Wilburn, Jeff, (narrator.). Folley, Marquette, (commentator.). Hardesty, Von, 1939- (commentator.). Bunch, Lonnie G., III (commentator.). McLeod, Gustavus A., (commentator.). Smithsonian Networks (Firm), (production company.). Smithsonian Channel, (publisher.). Public Broadcasting Service (U.S.), (publisher.).


Summary: A documentary on the first African American aviators, examining the achievements of Bessie Coleman, William Powell, James Herman Banning, Thomas C. Allen, and Marlon Green.

Item details

  • ISBN: 153170378X
  • ISBN: 9781531703783
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (51 min.) : sound, color with black and white sequences ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen.
  • Publisher: [Washington, D.C.] : Smithsonian Channel, [2017]
  • Distributor: [Arlington, Virginia] : Public Media Distribution, L.L.C., [2017]

Contents / Notes

General Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Participant or Performer Note: Narrator, Jeff Wilburn ; commentators, Marquette Folley, Von Hardesty, Lonnie Bunch, Gus McLeod.
Target Audience Note:
Rating: TVPG.
System Details Note:
DVD; NTSC, Region 1; widescreen presentation; 5.1 surround.
Language Note:
In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hard-of-hearing (SDH).
Subject: Aeronautics United States History
Aeronautics, Military United States History
African Americans in aeronautics History
Coleman, Bessie 1892-1926
Powell, William J 1899-1942
Banning, James Herman
Allen, Thomas C. (Thomas Cox) 1907-1989
Green, Marlon D. (Marlon DeWitt) 1929-2009
Genre: Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Nonfiction films.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Documentary films.

Currently available copies

  • 6 / 6 copies available at PINES (Show)
  • 2 / 2 copies available at Athens Regional Library System


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