The Memphis Belle (1944)

Stanley Wray, Robert Morgan
William Wyler
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)