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Memphis Belle

Michael Caton-Jones, 1990

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Memphis Belle: A Novelization
Monte Merrick, 1990

NOVELIZATION

Memphis Belle: A Novelization is a movie novelization written by Monte Merrick in 1990 and based on the movie Memphis Belle, directed by Michael Caton-Jones in 1990. The movie features Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, Tate Donovan, D.B. Sweeney, Billy Zane, Sean Astin, and others.

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6.9

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Movie Poster: Memphis Belle (Michael Caton-Jones, 1990)

7.9

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Book Cover: Memphis Belle: A Novelization (Monte Merrick, 1990)

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Storyline

In World War II, the youthful crew of the B-17 Flying Fortress bomber known as the Memphis Belle bravely carries out 24 perilous bombing raids over Nazi-occupied Europe. Despite their tender ages, these courageous aviators take to the skies to defend their country, fully aware that the chances of one in three of them not making it back home are high. With just one more mission to complete before returning to the United States, the crew faces their most treacherous challenge yet.

Movie vs Book

Poster of Memphis Belle, the 1990 movie by Michael Caton-Jones

Year

1990

Minutes

107

Movie Rate

6.90

Source: IMDb

Movie

Memphis Belle

Country: UK

Year: 1990

Length: 1h47m

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Cover of Memphis Belle: A Novelization, the 1990 book by Monte Merrick

Year

1990

Pages

240

Book Rate

7.90

S: Goodreads

Book

Memphis Belle: A Novelization

Country: USA

First published in: 1990

Length: 240 pages

Genre: Fiction

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