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August 11, 1990 | ELAINE DUTKA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
George Lucas, creator of six of the top-grossing films in Hollywood history, says nearly all of his films were "commercial longshots." None more so than "Red Tails," a virtually all-black picture based on the story of the Tuskegee Airmen--a black fighter squadron awarded a Presidential Unit Citation during World War II. Lucas' new project is a groundbreaker of sorts.
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August 11, 1990 | ELAINE DUTKA, TIMES STAFF WRITER
George Lucas, creator of six of the top-grossing films in Hollywood history, says nearly all of his films were "commercial longshots." None more so than "Red Tails," a virtually all-black picture based on the story of the Tuskegee Airmen--a black fighter squadron awarded a Presidential Unit Citation during World War II. Lucas' new project is a groundbreaker of sorts.
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