About the film
world war ii biography aviation spitfire
The First of the Few
Release Date: September 14, 1942
|Production Companies||:||British Aviation Pictures|
|Producers||:||Leslie Howard, Adrian Brunel, Phil C. Samuel|
|Writers||:||Miles Malleson, Henry C. James, Katherine Strueby, Anatole de Grunwald|
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.