The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress

Watch The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress

"Fly and Fight with the Crew on an Actual Bombing Mission Over Germany!"
  • NR
  • 1944
  • 45 min
  • 7.3  (1,494)

The Memphis Belle may be the most famous airplane on earth. She gained fame during World War II as the first heavy bomber to execute 25 successful missions in the airspace over Europe. The documentary film known as The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress from 1944 covers the story of the Belle with real war footage and the actual soldiers who manned the aircraft.   The 16 mm color film was directed by Oscar winning director William Wyler who served as a major in the war. The photography was stunning and the bombing raids were gripping. The Belle was a B-17F Flying Fortress which was instrumental in winning the war. 

The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress
The Memphis Belle
The Memphis Belle

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The Memphis Belle may be the most famous airplane on earth. She gained fame during World War II as the first heavy bomber to execute 25 successful missions in the airspace over Europe. The documentary film known as The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress from 1944 covers the story of the Belle with real war footage and the actual soldiers who manned the aircraft.  

The 16 mm color film was directed by Oscar winning director William Wyler who served as a major in the war. The photography was stunning and the bombing raids were gripping. The Belle was a B-17F Flying Fortress which was instrumental in winning the war. 

The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress is a 1944 documentary with a runtime of 45 minutes. It has received poor reviews from critics and viewers, who have given it an IMDb score of 7.3.

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  • Release Date
    1944
  • MPAA Rating
    NR
  • Runtime
    45 min
  • Language
    English
  • IMDB Rating
    7.3  (1,494)