The Tuskegee airmen
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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.

Item Details
African American air pilots -- Fiction.
United States. Army Air Forces. Fighter Group, 332nd -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Aerial operations, American -- Fiction.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Participation, African American -- Fiction.
Made-for-TV movies.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
War television programs.
Other Authors:
Braugher, Andre, actor.
Carraro, William C., film producer.
Fishburne, Laurence, III, 1961- actor.
Gooding, Cuba, Jr., 1968- actor.
HBO Pictures, presenter.
Home Box Office (Firm), publisher.
Lithgow, John, 1945- actor.
Markowitz, Robert, film director.
McDonald, Christopher, 1955- actor.
Payne, Allen, actor.
Price Entertainment (Firm), production company.
Vance, Courtney B., actor.
Warner Home Video (Firm), film distributor.
Warner, Malcolm-Jamal, actor.
1 videodisc (106 minutes) : sound, colour ; 4 3/4 inches
digital optical surround Dolby Digital 2.0
video file DVD video region 1
Target Audience Note:
Canadian Home Video Rating: 14A.
MPAA rating: PG-13.
Title from container.
Originally released as a television movie in 1995.
Specials features include: scene selections; cast and crew biographies.
Director of photography, Ronald Orieux ; music by Lee Holdridge ; editor, David Beatty ; story, Robert Williams and T.S. Cook.
Laurence Fishburne, Allen Payne, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Courtney Vance, Andre Braugher, Chris McDonald, John Lithgow, Cuba Gooding, Jr.
DVD ; widescreen (16:9) presentation ; Dolby Digital 2.0.
For private home use only.
English (Dolby surround), French (stereo) or Spanish (mono) language soundtracks with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish.
Closed-captioned for the hearing impaired.
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