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Title Little Dieter needs to fly / a film by Werner Herzog with Dieter Dengler ; Werner Herzog Filmproduktion.
Imprint [Troy, MI] : Anchor Bay Entertainment, [2001]
Edition Widescreen version.

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 MUSKINGUM DVD  PN1997 .L592 2001    AVAILABLE  
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 MUSKINGUM DVD  PN1997 .L592 2001    AVAILABLE  
Subject Dengler, Dieter.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Prisoners and prisons, Laotian.
Vietnam War, 1961-1975 -- Personal narratives, American.
Prisoners of war -- United States -- Biography.
Prisoners of war -- Laos -- Biography.
Alt Name Dengler, Dieter.
Herzog, Werner, 1942-
Stipetić, Lucki.
Werner Herzog Filmproduktion.
Anchor Bay Entertainment, Inc.
Description 1 videodisc (74 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
polychrome rdacc
Edition Widescreen version.
System Details DVD.
Performer Dieter Dengler.
Credits Produced, direced and narrated by Werner Herzog ; producer, Lucki Stipetic ; photography, Peter Zeitlinger ; editors, Rainer Standke, Glenn Scantlebury, Joe Bini.
Note Special features: Production notes ; Werner Herzog biography.
Originally produced in 1998.
Summary Growing up in post-WWII Germany, all Dieter Dengler, the son of a Nazi slain during the war, dreamed about was becoming a pilot. At age 18 he emigrated to the United States and worked odd jobs until he was accepted into the Navy and began pilot training. He was sent to Vietnam around 1966 and on his first mission was shot down and taken prisoner. There, the Vietcong tortured him until Dengler engineered a hair-raising escape and eventually returned to the U.S. His story is recounted here via interviews with Dengler, archival footage and new footage seamlessly spliced together.
ISBN/ISSN 013131154191
OCLC # 48879704


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