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Black wings / a Smithsonian Networks production ; producer/writer Dan Wolf.

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

Available copies

  • 2 copies at Grand Rapids Public Library

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    0 current holds with 2 total copies
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Main DVD 629.1309 Black (Text) 31307023211099 Movies - Non Fiction Available -
Ottawa Hills DVD 629.1309 Black (Text) 31307023211081 Movies - Non Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781531703783
  • ISBN: 153170378X
  • 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]

Content descriptions

Participant or Performer Note:
Narrator, Jeff Wilburn ; commentators, Marquette Folley, Von Hardesty, Lonnie Bunch, Gus McLeod.
Summary, etc.:
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.
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: Documentary films.
Historical films.
Biographical films.
Nonfiction films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
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