Pearl is the true and inspiring story of Pearl Carter Scott, the youngest licensed pilot in American History.
Beautifully filmed, impeccably portrayed, the feature film Pearl, a production of the Chickasaw Nation, brings to life the endearing story of Pearl Carter Scott - Chickasaw aviatrix.
Elijah DeJesus, in her first lead role, brings Pearl into being for the film audience. A spunky 12 year old Pearl soars as she befriends world renowned pilot Wiley Post, which introduces her to a love for flying and to becoming the youngest pilot in American aviation history.
Raised in the late 1920's in Marlow, Oklahoma, Pearl encountered her share of obstacles. This Chickasaw girl rises above adversity, takes on responsibility and, with the guidance of her father, holds fast to her 'never give up' attitude.
The feature film, Pearl is a welcoming breath of fresh air for audiences of all ages. The story of Pearl Carter Scott is one worth telling, as it is inspiring, heartfelt and true to the character of Pearl.
This film is sure to spur encouragement in the hearts and minds of its viewers. No matter ones age, or background, Pearl reminds us of the resilience, determination and drive we all have within us - that dreams are possible when you 'never give up'.
Program Length: 106 minutes
Cast: Elijah DeJesus (Pearl); Andrew Sensenig (George, Sr.); Angela Gair (Lucy); Cameron Rostami (Georgie); Micah Hart (Older Georgie); Paden Brown (Arnetta); Sean Cain (Scottie); Isabel Archuletta (Opaletta); Tom Huston Orr (Wiley Post); Bob Ball (Will Rogers)
Production Staff: Director: Devid Rennke; AD: Lance McDaniel; Director of Photography: Chuck Hatcher; Line Producer: Amy Briede; Screenwriters: Donna Carlton, Margaret Reynolds, Tom Bailey
Production Companies: Chickasaw Nation and Media 13
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Public Broadcast Release: June 11, 2011 (OETA)
Tags: flight, chickasaw, drama
Product ID: PERL-10-H