Spitfire 1942

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Spitfire ★★★ The First of the Few 1942

True story of Reginald J. Mitchell, who designed “The Spitfire” fighter plane, which greatly assisted the Allies during WWII. Howard's last film. Heavily propagandist but enjoyable and uncomplicated biography, with a splendid score. 88m/B VHS, DVD . GB Leslie Howard, David Niven, Rosamund John, Roland Culver, David Horne, J.H. Roberts, Patricia Medina; D: Leslie Howard; C: Georges Perinal; M: William Walton.