La Memphis Belle  (FR), Anonymous Artists

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Artist   Anonymous Artists - View Bio
Title   La Memphis Belle (FR)
Date Of Work   1949
Dimensions   23 x 31
Notes   Rare original French version La Memphis Belle movie poster. The movie was a documentary about the 25th and last bombing mission of a B17, the "Memphis Belle". The "Memphis Belle" took part in a great bombing raid on sub-pens in Wilhelmshafen, Germany. Memphis Belle is the nickname of a Boeing B-17F Flying Fortress during the Second World War that inspired the making of the motion picture: a 1944 documentary film, Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress. The aircraft was one of the first B-17 United States Army Air Forces heavy bombers to complete 25 combat missions with her crew intact.
More information about the aircraft can be viewed at: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Memphis_Belle_(aircraft).

This is one of the only known remaining copies of the French Memphis Belle first edition movie poster.
Price Category   Category D  View Price Categories
Inventory Number   12253