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Secrets of the Dead: The Airmen and the Headhunters
     

Secrets of the Dead: The Airmen and the Headhunters

Director: Mark Radice, Liev Schreiber

Cast: Mark Radice, Liev Schreiber

 
The story of a WWII U.S. bomber crew that, after its plane was downed over Borneo by Japanese antiaircraft fire, was taken in by the infamous Dakar tribe, which was known for headhunting. The documentary features archival footage and dramatic re-creations as well as remarks from the last surviving crew member, Dan Illerich, members of the Dakar tribe, and historian

Overview

The story of a WWII U.S. bomber crew that, after its plane was downed over Borneo by Japanese antiaircraft fire, was taken in by the infamous Dakar tribe, which was known for headhunting. The documentary features archival footage and dramatic re-creations as well as remarks from the last surviving crew member, Dan Illerich, members of the Dakar tribe, and historian Judith Heimann, whose book The Airmen and the Headhunters inspired the program. ~ Jeff Gemmill

Product Details

Release Date:
12/08/2009
UPC:
0841887011402
Original Release:
2009
Rating:
NR
Source:
Pbs (Direct)
Region Code:
1
Presentation:
[Wide Screen]
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
1:00:00
Sales rank:
57,042

Special Features

Closed Caption

Cast & Crew

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- Secrets of the Dead: The Airmen and the Headhunters
1. Introduction [1:00]
2. Out of the Frying Pan Into the Fire [8:57]
3. The "Wild Men" of Borneo [9:33]
4. Their Ancient Bloody Ritual [9:22]
5. Special Unit Z-Force [10:47]
6. Embracing the Local Customs [5:27]
7. An Ingenious Air Strip [7:13]
8. Credits [1:15]

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