Based on the letters by Robert Gould Shaw; based on the book "Lay this laurel" by Lincoln Kirstein; based on the book "One gallant rush" by Peter Burchard.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1989.
Director of photography, Freddie Francis ; editor, Steven Rosenblum ; music, James Horner ; costume designer, Garrett Lewis ; production designer, Norman Garwood.
Matthew Broderick, Denzil Washington, Cary Elwes, Morgan Freeman, Jihmi Kennedy, Andre Braugher, John Finn, Donovan Leitch, J.D. Cullum.
DVD, NTSC; region 1; anamorphic widescreen 1.85:1.
In English (Dolby 5.1), Spanish or French with optional English, French and Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Academy Awards, 1989: Best Supporting Actor (Denzel Washington) ; Best Cinematography (Freddie Francis) ; Best Sound (Donald O. Mitchell, Gregg Rudloff, Elliot Tyson, Russell Williams II).