Produced in 1943 by The United States War Department this film is considered one of the finest wartime documentaries produced during the Second World War. The focus of this film is "The Memphis Belle", a B-17 who's crew was responsible for 25 successful missions over enemy territory. It takes you up behind German lines, fighting enemy aircraft and shows you the real people behind the scenes, dedicated flyers fighting for their country. Exceptional piece of filmmaking that was awarded the Academy Award for best documentary in 1944. Directed by William Wyler.
DVD Bonus: The 'Reel' Memphis Belle, a B-17 from the 1989 feature film is featured at the 1994 Hamilton International Airshow, 11 minutes.
Colour, 51 minutes Price: $19.95