Yeager File-American Hero-docudrama

$34,466 of $150,000 goal

Raised by 516 people in 7 months
Created April 29, 2018
What the funds will be used for?
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To complete the documentary of General Chuck Yeager's life from birth through World War II when he became a hero - was shot down over France, worked with the French Underground, escaped the Nazis into Spain, argued up the chain of command to General Eisenhower to prevent his being sent home. Yeager got back on combat and became an ace in a day.

Who will benefit?  

Students and the public will benefit. There are many life lessons in General Yeager's history. 

How soon do we need the funds? 

Now. The sooner we raise the funds, the sooner we finish the project. We hope to start right away and finish by December.  

Our editor has produced and edited over 1000 hours for Fox Films. Producer "The Shadow Riders" with Tom Selleck and Sam Elliott. Created, Produced and Directed: "The Adventures of Nicholas at Roaring Camp" Starring Ron Masak, Jillie Mack and Nedene Tucci as Nicholas. Co-writer, Producer, Director: "The Grace Kelly Story" A 20th Century-Fox gift to Prince Ranier and Princess Grace for their wedding anniversary. Wrote, Produced and Directed: "The William Rogers Story" A 20 Century-Fox salute to the former Secretary of State. Wrote, Directed and Produced "Once There Was a Ballpark" Documentary on the history of baseball through the growth of the baseball stadiums. Wrote, Directed and Produced "The Men You Love to Hate" Documentary on the history of umpires. Wrote, Directed, Produced and Packaged "The Incredible 20th Century" a pictorial history of the world from the file of Fox Movietone News, starring, among others, Orson Wells, Lowell Thomas, Dick Van Dyke Louie L'Amour and a special appearance by President Gerald Ford. Wrote and Directed Award winning Long distance TV and Radio "Sheriff" commercial campaign Starring Ron Masak and Jimi Defilippis.

What the support means to us: 

The support will mean a great deal to those of us who so appreciate all that General Yeager has done for his country and the 
world. General Yeager is a true American hero and patriot who has dedicated his life to his country.

Grateful!!! Not only we, but the thousands who have written and asked us to do a documentary or feature film on General Yeager's life, will be grateful that this will get finished.

c.  Panther Branch
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We are doing some filming in France - the German tower we recently found, interviewing the great grandson of the Russian Lady who interrogated Chuck Yeager, the kids who saw the plane come down and found the window from Yeager's P-51, and more - cost $5000. Have $2000 already
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We are continuing to log the footage we have already obtained. In November, we plan to do some more filming in France.
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Yesterday, we visited & filmed Stone Cabin Ranch: my home away from home while stationed at Tonopah AB to learn gunnery for combat - March - June 1943 - thanks to Ma & Pa Clifford. Ma was a great cook. I also went huntin' and fishin' there.
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Very exciting: We now have a videographer in France to film the German tower that had a birds eye view of the trajectory of General Yeager's parachute and plane. and a couple interviews in October/November
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$34,466 of $150,000 goal

Raised by 516 people in 7 months
Created April 29, 2018
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