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American Experience: The Wright Stuff
American Experience The Wright Stuff
Actor: Marion Ross
Director: Rocky Collins; Matthew Collins (III)
Genres: Special Interests, Television, Educational, Documentary
NR     2003     1hr 0min

Garrison Keillor narrates the all-American story of two Midwestern boys who truly believed they could fly?Orville and Wilbur Wright. While they had produced a working plane by 1903, they didn't publicly reveal their invent...  more »

     
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Actor: Marion Ross
Director: Rocky Collins; Matthew Collins (III)
Genres: Special Interests, Television, Educational, Documentary
Sub-Genres: Transportation, Television, Educational, Biography, History, Science & Technology
Studio: WGBH Boston
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned
DVD Release Date: 08/05/2003
Original Release Date: 04/18/2005
Theatrical Release Date: 04/18/2005
Release Year: 2003
Run Time: 1hr 0min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 7
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English

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Wonderful, Poignant
Michael Mulkerrin | 05/27/2005
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This "American Experience" documentary of the Wright Brothers is superb. The assembled band of historians and family members provide matchless insights, and the rare archival footage and evocative musical score help capture this fascinating story in a way that the printed page alone simply cannot do. Even if you're familiar with the Wright Brothers you will go away from this with an even deeper appreciation and affection for these two humble but brilliant men and the era in which they lived. While at all times factual and perceptive, the "Wright Stuff" is full of humanity and subtlety. Garrison Keillor's narration is deft and utterly appropriate, and David McCullough's brief introduction gives the production added weight and impact. Great for Wright Brothers aficionados as well as those wanting to take stock in what these two great Americans achieved not so very long ago.
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