Memphis Belle


1h 42m 1990

Brief Synopsis

True story of an American crew on the B-17 bomber "Memphis Belle" on a hazardous World War II mission.

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
Warner Bros. Pictures International (WBI)
Location
RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom; Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom; Imperial Airforce Base, Duxford, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Synopsis

True story of an American crew on the B-17 bomber "Memphis Belle" on a hazardous World War II mission.

Crew

Alan Adams

Other

John Addison

Carpenter

Andy Andrews

Cashier

David Appleby

Photography

Jeff Atmajian

Original Music

Barbara Back

Location Manager

Dave Baynham

Other

Les Beaver

Other

Ronald Bede

Production

Christopher Bennet

Pilot

Chris Bevan

Pilot

Fred Bewley

Other

Neil Binney

Camera Operator

Brian Bishop

Scenic Artist

Doug Bishop

Scenic Artist

Patrick Blanquart

Pilot

Nigel Brackley

Chief Modelmaker

Terry Bridle

Chief Modelmaker

Stephen Brooke Smith

Loader

Freddie Brown

Electrician

Jack Brown

Pilot

John Brown

Production

Peter Brown

Consultant

Derek Browne

Camera Operator

Ian Browning

Pilot

Tom Buckley

Production

Laurence Burns

Carpenter

Peter Butler

Grip

Tony Caccavale

Other

Mark Challenor

Assistant Director

Paul Chaplin

Pilot

Chloe Chloerty

Scenic Artist

Giles Christopher

Other

Donald Clark

Pilot

James Clark

Editor

Colin Clarke

Carpenter

Anna Cobley

Makeup

Tommie Connor

Song

Richard Conway

Special Effects Supervisor

Richard Conway

Visual Effects

Stanley Cook

Props

Brian Cooper

Production

Stuart Craig

Production Designer

Paul Cridlin

Boom Operator

Kenny Crouch

Wardrobe

Michael Crouch

Sound Effects Editor

Allan B Croucher

Digital Effects Supervisor

Mick Curran

Driver

Jo Dalton

Assistant

Allan Davies

Accounting Assistant

Peter Davy

Chief Modelmaker

Rob Dean

Pilot

James Devis

Unit Director

James Devis

Aerial Unit

James Devis

Camera Operator

James Devis

Photography

Miranda Diamond

Researcher

Jeffrey Dibben

Production Assistant

Ron Dick

Other

Andre Domine

Pilot

Jim Donohue

Production

Norman Dorme

Art Director

Peter Dorme

Art Assistant

Marion Dougherty

Casting

Bob Douglas

Props

Steve Drewett

Other

John Dyer

Other

Raymond Dyer

Carpenter

Stephen Eels

Carpenter

Walter Eichorn

Pilot

David Eltham

Special Effects

Martin Evans

Sound Editor

Trevor Eve

Painter

George Fenton

Music

George Fenton

Original Music

Chuck Finch

Gaffer

Tommy Finch

Electrician

Nick Finlayson

Chief Modelmaker

Richard Finney

Sound

Antony Ford

Assistant Director

Colin Fox

Other

Gerard Francois

Pilot

Roger Freeman

Technical Advisor

Mike Frift

Camera Operator

Jeffrey Frost

Carpenter

Ian Fuller

Sound Editor

Jean Galy

Pilot

Martin Gant

Digital Effects Supervisor

Tommy Garcia

Technical Advisor

Jean Pierre Gatteeno

Pilot

George Gibbons

Production

Ian Giladjian

Set Decorator

Pierre Godefrey

Pilot

Benny Goodman And His Orchestra

Song

Mack Gordon

Song

Paul Graham

Carpenter

Terence Grange

Carpenter

Keith Grant

Music

Andrew Graver

Carpenter

Jo Gregory

Production Accountant

Stephen Grey

Pilot

Alan Grosch

Electrician

Frederick Gunning

Carpenter

James Hackett

Carpenter

John Hall

Carpenter

Reg Hallam

Pilot

Catherine Halloran

Wardrobe

Stephen Hamilton

Visual Effects

Lionel Hampton

Song

Peter Hancock

Property Master

Mark Hanna

Other

Ray Hanna

Pilot

David Harrison

Other

Brian Hartnoll

Other

Steve Harvey

Electrician

D P Hayward

Carpenter

Michael Hayward

Carpenter

John Healy

Carpenter

Ron Herbert

Carpenter

Owens Hill

Casting

Robert Hill

Props

David Hillman

Titles

Joan Hills

Makeup Supervisor

Mark Holding

Sound Mixer

Bob Hollow

Special Effects

John Holmes

Chief Modelmaker

Bill Howe

Special Effects

Martin Hubbard

Carpenter

Simon Hume

Other

Brian Humphrey

Props

Clive Ingleton

Titles

Clive Ingleton

Assistant Set Decorator

Joseph Isaacs

Carpenter

Allan James

Location Manager

Terry James

Other

Peter Jarvis

Pilot

Les Jiggins

Other

David John

Sound Mixer

Peter John

Pilot

Jeremy Jones

Other

Paul Jones

Other

Trevor Jones

Production

Meinir Jones-lewis

Hair

Andrew Kelly

Special Effects

Hamilton Kennedy

Song

Jimmy Kennedy

Song

John King

Art Director

Stuart King

Electrician

Joe Krezeminski

Pilot

Michael Lamont

Assistant Art Director

Cliff Lanning

Assistant Director

David Lawrence

Other

Bernard Leadbitter

Carpenter

Brian Lince

Special Effects

David Litchfield

Camera Operator

Dave Littleton

Pilot

John Littleton

Pilot

Bert Long

Assistant

Ray Lovell

Special Effects

John Lowen

Other

George Macknight

Driver

Steve Malin

Production

Brian Mann

Special Effects

Eric Mason

Carpenter

Roy Masters

Chief Modelmaker

Dennis Mccall

Visual Effects

Stephen Mcdonald

Props

Ann Mcewan

Makeup

Ian Mcfadyen

Other

Michael Mcgillivray

Gaffer

Ted Mclaken

Other

Nilo Menendez

Song

Monte Merrick

Screenplay

Ray Merrin

Sound

Rolf Meum

Pilot

Dave Midson

Props

Shaun Millar

Pilot

Malcolm Miller

Carpenter

Simon Mills

Camera

Mark Milsome

Camera

John Mister

Special Effects

F Mitchell

Production

Joe Monks

Other

John Moore

Props

James Morahang

Other

Kaye Moss

Special Effects

Keith Muir

Production

David Murphy

Costume Coordinator

Tim Murphy

Other

Anthony Musk

Carpenter

Terry Needham

Assistant Director

A C Newvell

Other

T J Newvell

Production

Mark Nixon

Carpenter

Angela Noaks

Script Supervisor

Ray Norris

Carpenter

Paul Nott-macaire

Carpenter

Des O'boy

Production

Patrick O'laughnane

Carpenter

Harry Oakes

Director Of Photography

Film Details

MPAA Rating
Release Date
1990
Distribution Company
Warner Bros. Pictures International (WBI)
Location
RAF Binbrook, Lincolnshire, England, United Kingdom; Pinewood Studios, Iver Heath, Buckinghamshire, England, United Kingdom; Imperial Airforce Base, Duxford, England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 42m

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States Fall October 12, 1990

Released in United States on Video April 3, 1991

Based on the documentary "Memphis Belle" (USA/1944) directed by William Wyler. The film, produced by Catherine Wyler--the daughter of William Wyler, contains scenes from the 1944 documentary.

Began shooting June 26, 1989.

Completed shooting October 16, 1989.

One of the World War II B-17 Bombers used in the film crashed on take off July 25, 1989 in Binbrook. None of the 10 people aboard were seriously injured.

Released in United States on Video April 3, 1991

Released in United States Fall October 12, 1990