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Spitfire [videorecording] : the plane that saved the world / British Film Company presents an Elliptical Wing production with Haviland Digital and Mark Stewart Productions ; produced and directed by Anthony Palmer and David Fairhead.

Palmer, Anthony, (producer,, director.). Fairhead, David, (producer,, director.). Gravitas Ventures (Firm), (publisher.). British Film Company, (production company.). Elliptical Wing Ltd., (production company.). Haviland Digital, (production company.). Mark Stewart Productions, (production company.).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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0 current holds with 1 total copy.

Summary:

"Spitfire is an epic, sweeping tale of determination, vision and courage. It is the story of an airplane that was forged in competition, shaped as the war clouds gathered, and refined in the white heat of combat going on to become the most famous fighter plane ever made. Credited with changing the course of world history, this is the story of the Spitfire told in the words of the last-surviving combat veterans. With stunning aerial footage from the world s top aviation photographer, the film also conatins rare, digitally re-mastered, archive footage from the tumultuous days of the 1940's when her power in the skies was unrivalled. Spitfire also explores how this extraordinary plane thrives today and how it has become an international icon."--Amazon.com.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library J DVD 623.7464 SPI (Text) 33892100574640 Children's New DVDs DVD System_Only_3months 09/02/2020 Available -

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Gravitas Ventures, [2018]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Title from container.
Widescreen.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director, Anthony Palmer, David Fairhead.
Summary, etc.:
"Spitfire is an epic, sweeping tale of determination, vision and courage. It is the story of an airplane that was forged in competition, shaped as the war clouds gathered, and refined in the white heat of combat going on to become the most famous fighter plane ever made. Credited with changing the course of world history, this is the story of the Spitfire told in the words of the last-surviving combat veterans. With stunning aerial footage from the world s top aviation photographer, the film also conatins rare, digitally re-mastered, archive footage from the tumultuous days of the 1940's when her power in the skies was unrivalled. Spitfire also explores how this extraordinary plane thrives today and how it has become an international icon."--Amazon.com.
System Details Note:
DVD; widescreen; NTSC, region 1.
Language Note:
English dialogue; closed-captioning.
Subject: Great Britain. Royal Air Force > History.
Spitfire (Fighter plane)
World War, 1939-1945 > Aerial operations, British.
Genre: Documentary.
Feature films.
Nonfiction films.
Documentary films.
DVD-Video discs.
Video recordings.
Summary: "Spitfire is an epic, sweeping tale of determination, vision and courage. It is the story of an airplane that was forged in competition, shaped as the war clouds gathered, and refined in the white heat of combat going on to become the most famous fighter plane ever made. Credited with changing the course of world history, this is the story of the Spitfire told in the words of the last-surviving combat veterans. With stunning aerial footage from the world s top aviation photographer, the film also conatins rare, digitally re-mastered, archive footage from the tumultuous days of the 1940's when her power in the skies was unrivalled. Spitfire also explores how this extraordinary plane thrives today and how it has become an international icon."--Amazon.com.

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