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Actors:Neil Armstrong, John Glenn, Roger Mueller
Format:Multiple Formats, Collector's Edition, Color, Dolby, NTSC, Widescreen
Director:David Garrigus
Release Date:2003-12-17
Audience Rating:NR (Not Rated)
Edition:Collector's Edition
Category:DVD
Number of Items:2
Label/Manufacturer:David Garrigus Productions
UPC:880209411292

Product Description

KITTY HAWK definitively documents the gripping tale of hardship, perseverance, and true genius of Orville and Wilbur Wright. Follow the brothers through their epic journey of discovery that culminated in the first successful manned flights.

More than three years in the making, KITTY HAWK features hundreds of rare and unpublished photographs, insights from leading Wright experts, and stunning sequences of replica Wright brothers’ gliders in flight. Legendary astronauts NEIL ARMSTRONG and JOHN GLENN portray the voices of Orville and Wilbur—a fitting tribute from the heroes of space to the pioneers of aviation.

This 2-DISC DVD is packed with TWO ADDITIONAL HOURS OF SPECIAL FEATURES!

Dramatic Flight Footage — An exact replica of the pivotal 1902 Wright brothers' glider flown by military test pilots as they attempt to repeat the Wrights' success. Commentaries provided by the pilots. Approximately 22 minutes.

Machines of the Wright Brothers — The eight most important machines invented by the Wrights are examined by renowned airplane builder Nick Engler. Approximately 36 minutes.

Letters from Kitty Hawk — Award-winning Wright biographer Fred Howard introduces a series of beautifully written excerpts from many of the Wright brothers' personal letters. Approximately 13 minutes.

Insights from the Experts — Fascinating comments from some of the world’s foremost Wright experts. Approximately 30 minutes.

Photographs from Kitty Hawk — Over 100 photographs taken by the Wright brothers themselves, chronicling their invention. Includes captioned descriptions.

Motion Pictures of Flight — Actual footage of the Wright brothers in flight, filmed during their first triumphant years of exhibitions. Approximately 13 minutes.

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Early Aviation    Aviation History    Wright Brothers    Wright Brothers Biography    Wright Brothers Memorabilia   

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