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The Resource The Tuskegee airmen [videorecording], Rubicon Productions ; produced and directed by W. Drew Perkins, Bill Reifenberger ; written by Bill Reifenberger ; associate producer, Alex Jennings, Anne Greene

The Tuskegee airmen [videorecording], Rubicon Productions ; produced and directed by W. Drew Perkins, Bill Reifenberger ; written by Bill Reifenberger ; associate producer, Alex Jennings, Anne Greene

Label
The Tuskegee airmen [videorecording]
Title
The Tuskegee airmen [videorecording]
Statement of responsibility
Rubicon Productions ; produced and directed by W. Drew Perkins, Bill Reifenberger ; written by Bill Reifenberger ; associate producer, Alex Jennings, Anne Greene
Contributor
Screenwriter
Cinematographer
Director
Narrator
Producer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The story of an experiment -- "to see if Blacks had the intellectual and physical ability to fly an aircraft in combat." These pilots, trained in the "deep South," became the Tuskegee Airmen, flying combat aircraft during World War II for their country. They battled on two fronts: against the Axis powers in Europe and North Africa, and the racism at home
Cataloging source
TUK
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Narrated by Ossie Davis; director of photography, Marcus M. Smith ; editor, W. Drew Perkins, Bill Reifenberger ; music, Adrienne Penebre, Peter Penebre ; audio post production, Burning Barn Sound & Music
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
Narrated by Ossie Davis
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
1969-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Perkins, W. Drew
  • Reifenberger, Bill
  • Jennings, Alex
  • Greene, Anne
  • Davis, Ossie
  • Smith, Marcus M
  • Rubicon Productions (Baltimore, Md.)
  • PBS Home Video
  • Paramount Home Entertainment (Firm)
Runtime
60
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • United States
  • United States
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • African American fighter pilots
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
The Tuskegee airmen [videorecording], Rubicon Productions ; produced and directed by W. Drew Perkins, Bill Reifenberger ; written by Bill Reifenberger ; associate producer, Alex Jennings, Anne Greene
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast in 2002 on Alabama Public Television; nationwide on PBS in 2003
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Coming home -- The battle for the right to fight -- Welcome to Tuskegee -- Learning to fly -- Winning their wings -- Trial by fire -- Victory for the Red Tails -- A disappointing homecoming -- An everlasting legacy
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.)
Isbn
9781415701133
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368778047
Other physical details
sd., col. (with b&w sequences)
Publisher number
  • 87780
  • TUSA601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)55742667
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD
Label
The Tuskegee airmen [videorecording], Rubicon Productions ; produced and directed by W. Drew Perkins, Bill Reifenberger ; written by Bill Reifenberger ; associate producer, Alex Jennings, Anne Greene
Publication
Note
Originally broadcast in 2002 on Alabama Public Television; nationwide on PBS in 2003
Color
mixed
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Contents
Coming home -- The battle for the right to fight -- Welcome to Tuskegee -- Learning to fly -- Winning their wings -- Trial by fire -- Victory for the Red Tails -- A disappointing homecoming -- An everlasting legacy
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (ca. 60 min.)
Isbn
9781415701133
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
097368778047
Other physical details
sd., col. (with b&w sequences)
Publisher number
  • 87780
  • TUSA601
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)55742667
System details
DVD, NTSC; region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby surround stereo
Video recording format
DVD

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