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A Perfect Film at the Perfect Time…

August 14, 2018

A Perfect Film at the Perfect Time…
By Colonel Bill Fortier, US Army, Retired

…That is how Richard Jellerson of Storyteller Original Films, a former Vietnam helicopter pilot and filmmaker, refers to his heartfelt work of love that took four years to complete.

It is a perfect film and it is at a perfect time because presentation of his film, A Solemn Promise, America’s Missing in Action comes at a time when North Korea has just released 55 boxes carrying the remains of Americans who died as a result of the Korean War. The film is also “just in time” to honor America’s fallen warriors who are still missing and unaccounted for on America’s National POW/MIA Recognition Day (Sep 21, 2018).

The concept for the film began eight years ago when Richard and fellow Vietnam helicopter pilot, Tom Lasser, discussed the fact that, had either of them gone down in Vietnam and still be missing and unaccounted for, America would still be conducting searches to locate their remains. That fact was fascinating to Richard, and it became the seed, which developed into a four-year project to produce A Solemn Promise.

The film tells about America’s ongoing worldwide efforts to locate, identify and return each of America’s fallen warriors to their families for burial with full military honors. The film was produced primarily from his personal funds, although AUSA and American Legion Post 43 in Hollywood, California provided some assistance along the way.

The film will be premiered at the Palm Springs Air Museum Palm Springs, California for National POW/MIA Recognition Day, Sep 21, 2018

– For more information about this event, go to:

The Palm Springs Air Museum
https://palmspringsairmuseum.org

– For more information about the film, A Solemn Promise, America’s Missing in Action, go to:

Storyteller Original Films
storytellerfilms.tv
Producer, Richard Jellerson
Phone: (626) 355-0260,
Email:  richard@storytellerfilms.tv

A Perfect Film at the Perfect Time…
By Colonel Bill Fortier, US Army, Retired

…That is how Richard Jellerson of Storyteller Original Films, a former Vietnam helicopter pilot and filmmaker, refers to his heartfelt work of love that took four years to complete.

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