• Short Summary

    Memphis Belle get commissioned to go back to America and help to sell War Bonds.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "AIR CREW TO "TELL AMERICA"".

    Various shots of the ceremony at base in Britain when Flying Fortress "Memphis Belle" gets commissioned by General Eaker to go back to the States and help in the sale of War Bonds. General Eaker talking (natural sound). The famous B.17 bomber and its original crew prepare to leave after the ceremony. Several shots of "Memphis Belle" taking off and being escorted by several other plains before she heads home.

    (Mute & Track Negs.)

  • Tags

  • Data

    Film ID:
    1085.24
    Media URN:
    38094
    Group:
    Pathe newsreels
    Archive:
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    21/06/1943
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:28:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:44:10:00 / 01:45:38:00
    Canister:
    43/49

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