During WWII an American soldier sent to Norway to help with the escape of a scientist working on the atomic bomb for the Germans. Before they can escape they are captured and sent to a POW prison camp in an alpine castle. Cook must find a way to escape with the scientist before the Gestapo discover the Norwegian's true identity and convinces the other prisoners to build a two person glider in which they plan to escape.
Birdmen of Kilimanjaro is a documentary about the enormous feat of Bill and Steve Moyes climbing to the top of Mt Kilimanjaro in Africa and flying off in hang gliders.
Saxophone virtuoso Charlie Parker was a transforming talent who pioneered be-bop and changed the face of jazz improvisation. Although he died long before his time, "Bird" recorded a huge amount of material that continues to inspire musicians today. This video provides a tribute to Parker from many artists who knew and worked with him, including Phil Woods and Jimmy Cobb. Tracks include "Night and Day," "Jumpin' at the Woodside" and "My Old Flame."
The movie chronicles the history of man’s ancient desire of bird-like flight and explains the how and why of arguably the world’s most dangerous sport today.