The Tuskegee airmen / HBO Pictures presents a Price Entertainment production ; a film by Robert Markowitz ; produced by Bill Carraro ; teleplay by Paris Qualles and Trey Ellis and Ron Hutchinson ; directed by Robert Markowitz.
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.
- ISBN: 0783118147
- ISBN: 9780783118147
- Physical Description: 1 videodisc (106 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
- Publisher: [New York] : HBO Home Video, 
Originally produced as a made-for-television motion picture in 1995.
Specials feature: cast & crew biographies.
|Formatted Contents Note:||
Special features: Interactive menus -- Chapter selections -- Cast and crew bios -- Language: English Dolby surround ; Spanish mono ; French stereo -- Subtitles: English, French, Spanish.
|Creation/Production Credits Note:||
Director of photography, Ronald Orieux ; music by Lee Holdridge ; editor, David Beatty ; story, Robert Williams and T.S. Cook.
|Participant or Performer Note:||
Laurence Fishburne, Allen Payne, Malcolm-Jamal Warner, Courtney Vance, Andre Braugher, Chris McDonald, John Lithgow, Cuba Gooding, Jr.
|Target Audience Note:||
MPAA rating: PG-13.
|System Details Note:||
DVD, region 1, widescreen, Dolby surround, stereo, mono.
|Terms Governing Use and Reproduction Note:||
For private home use only.
English (Dolby surround), dubbed French (stereo) or dubbed Spanish (mono) dialogue with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; closed-captioned in English for the hearing impaired.
Primetime Emmy Awards, 1996: Outstanding Casting for a Miniseries or a Special (Robi Reed); Outstanding Editing for a Miniseries or a Special - Single Camera Production (Beatty); Outstanding Sound Editing for a Miniseries or a Special (G. Michael Graham and 18 others)
NAACP Image Awards, 1996: Outstanding Television Movie or Mini-Series; Outstanding Actor in a Television Movie, Mini-Series (Fishburne)