The USS Mason entered WWII on a presumably doomed mission. The all African-American crew overcame the harsh realities of war abroad and segregation at home, and was finally honored for its heroism in 1994.
Santa Monica, Calif. : Lions Gate Home Entertainment, 2006.
1 videodisc (ca. 87 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: PG; for thematic elements, language and mild violence.
Proud (Motion picture)
DVD ; Region 1 ; widescreen (1.78:1) presentation ; Dolby Digital 2.0 stereo.
Ossie Davis, Denise Nicholas, Albert Jones, Erik Laray Harvey, Darnell Williams, Jeffrey Nash, Sharif Rasheed, Stephen Rea.
Director of photography, Thom Marini ; editor, Margaret Murphy ; original score, Tasso Zapanti ; production designer, Susan Kelly Panian.
Based on the book "Proudly we served: the men of the USS Mason," by Mary Pat Kelly.
DVD release of the 2004 motion picture.
Subjects:African American sailors -- Drama.
Mason (Destroyer escort) -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- African Americans -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Medals -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Naval operations, American -- Drama.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Other Authors:Castle Hill Productions.
Kelly, Mary Pat Proudly we served.
Kelly, Mary Pat.
Lions Gate Home Entertainment.
Nicholas, Denise, 1944-