The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress is a 1944 documentary film which provides an account of the final mission of the crew of the Memphis Belle, a Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress. In May 1943 it became the third U.S. Army Air Forces heavy bomber to complete 25 missions over Europe, but the first to return to the United States.
- The crew of the Memphis Belle
- Gail Kubik
- William Wyler
- Jerome Chodorov, Lester Koenig, William Wyler
The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress: Directed by William Wyler. With Stanley Wray, Robert Morgan, James A. Verinis, Robert J. Hanson. A documentary on the 25th bombing mission of the Memphis Belle, a B-17 in the US 8th Air Force.
6 de abr. de 2020 · What began as any other B-17 to roll out of the Boeing assembly line and became an aircraft of legendary status. The reason for “Memphis Belle” being a legend? Belle was one of the first...
Memphis Belle is a fictional version of the 1944 documentary Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress by director William Wyler, about the 25th and last mission of an American Boeing B-17 Flying Fortress bomber, the Memphis Belle, based in England during World War II. 
- $27 million (USA)
- Michael Caton-Jones
- $23 million (estimated)
- George Fenton
31 de dez. de 2014 · This film is a war documentary produced by one of the "Hollywood Colonels," William Wyler, who joined the Air Force Film unit and recorded the sights and sounds of the last mission of a B-17 bomber known as the Memphis Belle, named after the girlfriend of the pilot.
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Continue reading Screening of “The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress” on May 1 “A Flight In Time” Bob Campbell’s fascinating documentary on the 50-year history of the Memphis Belle is now available to watch online.
NEXT, ON. "REEL AMERICA," THE MEMPHIS BELLE, A STORY OF FLYING FORTRESS, CREATED BY DIRECTOR WILLIAM WEILER -- WYLER, THIS DOCUMENT SEVERAL MISSIONS OF THE BOMBER IN 1943, INCLUDING IN COMBAT OVER ...
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24 de mar. de 2011 · Documentary: On the Memphis Belle a Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress, the first American bomber and crew to complete twenty-five missions over enemy territory in World War II. Highlights the mission to Wilhelmshaven: ground crew duties, flight crew briefing, and the elaborate plan of coordinated raids intended to fool the enemy, flak and ...
10 de abr. de 2021 · Sinopse. Durante a vigésima quinta missão de bombardeio da Força Aérea dos Estados Unidos em Memphis Belle, o cineasta William Wyler foi chamado para documentar a rotina de pilotos, com a ...
Directed by William Wyler, this film features actual footage of the famed B-17's 25th and final bombing mission. We see the Belle's crew members in action as they maneuver among deadly flak bursts and battle faster, more agile Messerschmidts.
Synopsis. The seemingly peaceful English countryside is in reality a battlefront--the home base of B-17 bomber planes known as Flying Fortresses. The planes belong to the 324th Squadron of the 91st Heavy Bombardment Group of the 8th U.S. Army Air Force.
American documentary film following the B-17 Flying Fortress 'Memphis Belle' on ostensibly its last mission over Wilhelmshaven in May 1943. The aircraft are loaded up, the crews briefed and blessed by the Chaplain.