Thursday, July 29, 2010

Pearl Carter Scott, 1928: Youngest licensed pilot in America

Visitors at OshKosh will have a chance to see this movie.

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.

Click to view the movie trailerElijah 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'.


Anonymous said...

Enjoyed this movie. Well done.

Anonymous said...

I learned to fly at 15 in Iowa in the early 60's and this movie brought back many memories of the feel of flight. I took a plane to college because freshmen couldn't take cars! I don't advise it! Good movie!
Glad it didn't concentrate on "Indian" themes.

Anonymous said...

A movie everyone must see. So neat to have known Pearl. A true American historical movie.

Cindie Klumpp said...

What happened to her husband? Nothing was mentioned in her obituary.