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Pearl Harbor
In the 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor, the warship USS West Virginia sustained six torpedo hits and two bomb blasts. Over 100 men died on board. Seventy sailors were trapped below decks, never to be found until the ship was raised from the harbor bottom six months later.

Two seasoned screenwriters, Adriane Coros and Jim Landis, developed the award-winning Dog It Down, a story about several men trapped in a storeroom on the ship. “It was a heartbreaking and little known story,” Coros says, “that needed to be told. It’s not about the larger picture of World War II, it’s an intimate story of three men facing death in unimaginable circumstances.”

INT. STOREROOM – DAY 9 – DECEMBER 15

AARON, his arm in a make shift sling, is awkwardly dealing out poker hands. He drops a card. Without comment IOWA picks up the Ace of Spades, wipes off a smear of blood and adds it to one of the hands.

“The story is about courage and human adversity,” says Landis. “What do you reach for in yourself, when all seems lost.”

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The Short Film Dog It Down Republished by Bob Gillen


Posted by: Bob Gillen on Jan 29, 2013 at 5:06:07 pm



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