The First of the Few

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The First of the Few

world war ii biography aviation spitfire

The First of the Few

Release Date: September 14, 1942

Year    :   1942
Slogan    :   «The thrilling human story behind the plane that licked the Luftwaffe!»
Genres    :   War
Production Companies    :   British Aviation Pictures
Director    :   Leslie Howard
Producers    :   Leslie Howard, Adrian Brunel, Phil C. Samuel
Writers    :   Miles Malleson, Henry C. James, Katherine Strueby, Anatole de Grunwald
RunTime    :   118 mins.

This 1942 fictionalized biopic chronicles the true story of how two of the most remarkable men in aviation history - visionary Spitfire designer R.J. Mitchell and his test pilot Geoffrey Crisp - designed a streamlined monoplane that led to the development of the Spitfire.

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