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00:32 — Masterful portrait of the Civil War's first black infantry unit, led by a young white officer. Nominated for Best Picture Academy Award!
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- Released: 1989
- Rating: R
- Review: Never self-serving, this glorious film tells the hitherto shamefully uncelebrated story of the 54th Regiment of Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry, the first unit of black troops raised by the Union to fight in the Civil War. Commanded by Colonel Robert Sha… (more)