One of Our Aircraft is Missing Overview:

One of Our Aircraft is Missing (1942) was a Action - Drama Film directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger and produced by Michael Powell, Emeric Pressburger, Stanley Haynes and John Corfield.

Academy Awards 1942 --- Ceremony Number 15 (source: AMPAS)

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Best WritingMichael Powell, Emeric PressburgerNominated
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One of Our Aircraft Is Missing (1942)

By Beatrice on Aug 23, 2014 From Flickers in Time

One of Our Aircraft Is Missing Directed by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger Written by Emeric Pressburger and Michael Powell 1942/UK British National Films/The Archers First viewing/Amazon Prime Instant Video This was the first film to carry the joint credit “Written, Produced and Directe... Read full article


Powell and Pressberger's One of Our Aircraft Is Missing

By Rick29 on Jun 26, 2014 From Classic Film & TV Cafe

I suspect that The Red Shoes, A Matter of Life and Death, and Black Narcissus are the films that spring to mind when most movie buffs think of Michael Powell and Emeric Pressberger. However, the filmmaking duo explored the theme of war more than any other. It's present--either directly or indirectly... Read full article


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Tom Earnshaw, Copilot in B for Bertie: We want to get back, raid or no raid. Now look here, Mrs. de Vries, I don't...
Jo de Vries: Are you in command of this party?
Sir George Corbett, Rear Gunner in B for Bertie: No, no, no, he's just a Yorkshireman.


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Facts about

The model of Stuttgart used in the bombing raid was made by David Rawnsley at the Riverside Studio, Hammersmith and filmed by Frederick Ford.
The film has no musical score at all (a rarity). The opening titles play over the sound of the bomber's engines.
This film's opening prologue inter-title states: "B. for Bertie crashed on Sunday Morning, 0431, but our story starts some sixteen hours earlier . . . . . . "
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