The Memphis Belle (1944)

STARRING:
Stanley Wray, Robert Morgan
DIRECTED BY:
William Wyler
GENRE:
Documentary, War
Fly and Fight with the Crew on an Actual Bombing Mission Over Germany! Three time Oscar winner William Wyler (Ben-Hur, Roman Holiday) directed this stirring documentary about the 25th and final bombing mission of the "Memphis Belle," a Boeing B-17F bomber that had participated in many raids over Germany during WWII. You'll get to know the various bombardiers, engineers, and tail-gunners who were part of this mission, including pilot Robert Morgan, who named the aircraft after his girlfriend at the time, Margaret Polk, of Memphis, Tennessee. (Color)