"Mystery of the Mitchell
Ghost Bomber"An Independent Film Production (thriller)
Shooting in Pittsburgh
BASED ON A TRUE STORY
|On January 31st, 1956 at approximately 4:09 p.m. an Air Force B-25
Mitchell Bomber, on a cross country flight from Nellis Air Force Base (AREA 51) in Nevada
to Washington, D.C., mysteriously lost power and ditched into the dark waters of the
Monongahela River within the City of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania...and disappeared without a
trace. Out of the 6 official crewmembers, two drowned and four survived. Yet, who was the
mysterious 7th man pulled from the river?
Now you can follow the true-life adventures of investigator Robert Johns as he encounters:
official stonewalling, governmental harrassment and cover-up, a Deep Throat agent, death
threats, attempts on his life... LOVE... Redemption... mysterious cargo, THE 7TH MAN,
missing time, and a twisted trail of facts and conspiracy that leads from the enigmatic
AREA 51 to the power centers of Washington, D.C. itself... and perhaps BEYOND.
Did the U.S. government covertly extract the bomber and its mysterious contents under the
cover of night? Or is there a deadly secret lying at the bottom of a river...and can
Robert Johns beat a ticking time bomb and save a City?
|Director of Photography:
||Lisa Marie Bruno
|Picture Car Coordinator :
||Gene Michael Makrancy
||Stunt Predators U.S.A.
|Ray Duquesne - Writer/Director studied
filmmaking/communications/screenwriting at Penn State University and through membership in
AFI. Member of Pittsburgh Filmmakers. Boardmember of the Pittsburgh Filmworkers
Association. Hosted/produced own show on local cable tv for 3 yrs. Worked on films:
"DARROW," "SILENCE OF THE LAMBS," "BOB ROBERTS," "
SUDDEN DEATH," "DESPERATE MEASURES," "A PROMISE KEPT: THE OKSANA BAIUL
|1st A.D.: Hugh Rawson (is available.) He was 1st A.D. on
features "BUM RAP","TALES FROM THE DARKSIDE," "EXTERMINATOR
II"," and was 2nd A.D. on features "CROCKODILE DUNDEE II,"
|Director of Photography: Jack Anderson (is available.) He has
shot additional photography of features such as "HOOK," "NOISES OFF,"
"PRETTY WOMAN" and "BIRD." He has been the sole D.P. on a number of
straight-to-video and cable projects, commercials,promos, and rock videos. Some additional
operator credits are "SHOWGIRLS," "BARFLY," "THE ROOKIE" and
"JAWS:THE REVENGE." He recently completed his 4th season on TV's "Mad About
You" as well as "News Radio". Directors he has worked with include: Steven
Spielberg, Frank Marshall, Paul Verhoeven, David Lynch, Clint Eastwood, James Brooks,
Garry Marshall, Lawrence Kasdan, Peter Bogdanovich, Willian Friedkin and Robert Altman.
|Line Producer: Diana Osberg - has over 30 yrs exp. in
entertainment industry as producer, director, writer, actress. She was Producer &
Co-writer for the Midnite Entertainment feature film, "DOG EAT DOG", and is
currently Line Producer on Burghmen Productions' "WICKED MAN". Other credits
include 2nd 2nd A.D. for "BACKSTREET JUSTUS", Second Unit A.D. & Coordinator
for the syndicated TV series "SIRENS" and Line Producer for New Ray Films'
feature "THE JOURNEY". She has also worked on the crews of
"DIABOLIQUE","SUDDEN DEATH","THE PIANO LESSON",
"ROOMMATES","A PROMISE KEPT:THE OKSANA BAIUL STORY" and others. Ms.
Osberg studied screenwriting with JANET ROACH (PRIZZI'S HONOR). She is a former
Boardmember of the Pittsburgh Filmworkers Association.
|Picture Car Coordinator, Gene Michael Makrancy is Vice
President of the Pittsburgh Filmworkers Association.
He has been President for 15 yrs of the National Antique Auto Car Club and is a member of
over 20 car clubs. He is co-author of 4 published books on automobiles and has written
numerous articles for trade magazines in Australia, Canada and the United States. He has
won the Golden Quill Award for automobile journalism five times. He has also won Writer of
the Year 5 times for automobile journalism. He is President/Founder of CAR CASTING, a
business which serves as a source for agencies and producers.
He has worked a picture car coordinator on films "DIABOLIQUE", "DOG EAT
DOG" and Hallmark Hall of Fame's "THE PIANO LESSON". He has been auto
wrangler on films "SUDDEN DEATH"-Van Damme, "BREATHING LESSONS"-James
Garner, Joanne Woodward in charge of driving crew on tv show "SIRENS" and
Picture car coordinator for "YOUNG & THE RESTLESS" soap.
He has been instrumental in getting the National Car Club- local regions- to back this
film by participating in the recreation of 1956-80 events.
|Also of interest: We have available 2 vintage B-25 Mitchell
Bombers for this film, courtesy of THE CONFEDERATE AIR FORCE in Michigan/Pittsburgh, plus
an assortment of other vintage aircraft for background!
Raising $5 Million
Business Plan Available to Active Investors
Producer: Ray Duquesne
Two Wings and a Prayer Productions
P.O. Box 6117
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
Tel : (412) 441-3787