The Memphis Belle [videorecording] : a story of a flying fortress
- produced in cooperation with the Army Air Forces First Motion Picture Unit.
- Uniform Title
- Memphis Belle (Motion picture : 1944)
- Deluxe ed.
- Los Angeles, Calif. : Periscope Film, c2007.
- Physical description
- 1 videodisc (ca. 110 min.) : sd., col. and b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
- Wyler, William, 1902-1981.
- Stewart, James, 1908-1997.
- United States. War Department
- United States. Army Air Forces.
- United States. Army Air Forces. Motion Picture Unit, 1st
- War Activities Committee--Motion Picture Industry.
- United States. Air Force.
- Warner Bros. Pictures (1923-1967)
- United States. Office of War Information.
- United States. Army. Signal Corps.
- Periscope (Firm)
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- Tells the remarkable story of the legendary B-17 Flying Fortress that survived 25 bombing runs through the flak and fighter filled skies over the Third Reich during World War II. B-17 crews conducted dangerous daylight raids without fighter escorts. Surviving the loss of a total of nine engines, both wings, both landing gear and two tails, she was the first to complete 25 combat missions and keep her entire crew alive - her trail of invincibility made her famous. Also includes four short films about the B-17 bomber.
- Publication date
- Title Variation
- Title appears in credits as: War Department presents The Memphis Belle
- Other title on container: Aircraft at war
- Originally issued in 1944.
- "Five rare WWII films of B-17s in action!"--Container.
- This disc is a recorded DVD and may not play in all DVD players or drives.
- Also includes four rare World War II films.
- Production Credits
- Photography, U.S. 8th Air Force photographers and combat crew members; filmed by William Wyler.
- DVD-R (NTSC, all regions); fulll screen (1.33:1).
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