When Hollywood Ruled the Skies Signed Book Combo Set

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Enjoy the history of Hollywood’s military aviation films, author and historian Bruce Orriss examine the aviation films of WWII, beginning with Eagle Squadron in 1942 and ending with Red Tails in 2006.

Enjoy the history of Hollywood’s military aviation films, author and historian Bruce Orriss examine the aviation films of WWII, beginning with Eagle Squadron in 1942 and ending with Red Tails in 2006, a total of 48 films in all. The Book presents the radical changes in aim and purpose that these films have undergone in the past seventy-two years, and gives special emphasis not only to the stories that these aviation films told but also to the stories behind their making and the people who made them. Profusely illustrated, with over 400 photographs, the book includes lists of casts and crews, story synopsis, production details, and interviews with many of the participants. Softbound and approx. 248 pages. The Post WWII Years covers all the post-war military aviation films produced since 1950, a total of 50 films in all. This includes such classics as Chain Lightning, The Big Lift, Strategic Air Command, Island in The Sky, Bridges at Toko-Ri, The Hunters, Top Gun, and Blackhawk Down. Profusely illustrated with over 400 photographs, the book as always, includes cast and crew lists, types of aircraft/helicopters used in each film, aircrews, filming locations, and behind-the-scenes histories of each production. Softbound and approx. 228 pages. Both books have been signed by author Bruce Orriss.
Enjoy the history of Hollywood’s military aviation films, author and historian Bruce Orriss examine the aviation films of WWII, beginning with Eagle Squadron in 1942 and ending with Red Tails in 2006, a total of 48 films in all. The Book presents the radical changes in aim and purpose that these films have undergone in the past seventy-two years, and gives special emphasis not only to the stories that these aviation films told but also to the stories behind their making and the people who made them. Profusely illustrated, with over 400 photographs, the book includes lists of casts and crews, story synopsis, production details, and interviews with many of the participants. Softbound and approx. 248 pages. The Post WWII Years covers all the post-war military aviation films produced since 1950, a total of 50 films in all. This includes such classics as Chain Lightning, The Big Lift, Strategic Air Command, Island in The Sky, Bridges at Toko-Ri, The Hunters, Top Gun, and Blackhawk Down. Profusely illustrated with over 400 photographs, the book as always, includes cast and crew lists, types of aircraft/helicopters used in each film, aircrews, filming locations, and behind-the-scenes histories of each production. Softbound and approx. 228 pages. Both books have been signed by author Bruce Orriss.

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