History Film / OneOfOurAircraftIsMissing

10th Dec '16 5:38:12 PM MarkLungo
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''One of Our Aircraft Is Missing'' is a 1942 British [[WarMovies War Movie]], set -- and filmed -- [[DuringTheWar during]] UsefulNotes/WorldWarII by Creator/MichaelPowell and Emeric Pressburger. Regarded as one of the best British films of the era, the movie features the trials of a shot-down British bomber crew who attempt to escape German-occupied UsefulNotes/{{Holland}} with the aid of The Resistance.

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''One of Our Aircraft Is Missing'' is a 1942 British [[WarMovies War Movie]], set -- and filmed -- [[DuringTheWar during]] UsefulNotes/WorldWarII by Creator/MichaelPowell and Emeric Pressburger. Regarded as one of the best British films of the era, the movie features the trials of a shot-down British bomber crew who attempt to escape German-occupied UsefulNotes/{{Holland}} with the aid of The Resistance.
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* RealityHasNoSoundtrack: The film contains no musical score. Michael Powell strove for "naturalism" and only used diegetic sounds.
10th Dec '16 5:34:10 PM MarkLungo
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''One of Our Aircraft Is Missing'' is a 1942 British [[WarMovies War Movie]], set -- and filmed -- [[DuringTheWar during]] WorldWarII by Creator/MichaelPowell and Emeric Pressburger. Regarded as one of the best British films of the era, the movie features the trials of a shot-down British bomber crew who attempt to escape German-occupied Holland with the aid of The Resistance.

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''One of Our Aircraft Is Missing'' is a 1942 British [[WarMovies War Movie]], set -- and filmed -- [[DuringTheWar during]] WorldWarII UsefulNotes/WorldWarII by Creator/MichaelPowell and Emeric Pressburger. Regarded as one of the best British films of the era, the movie features the trials of a shot-down British bomber crew who attempt to escape German-occupied Holland UsefulNotes/{{Holland}} with the aid of The Resistance.



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* CoolOldGuy: Godfrey Tearle as the rear gunner "Sir George Corbett" is at least 20 years older than the rest of the crew. He is based on [[HistoricalDomainCharacter Sir Arnold Wilson]], a former colonial governor and MP, who joined the RAF even though in his 50s, stating "I have no desire to shelter myself and live in safety behind the ramparts of the bodies of our young men."

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* CoolOldGuy: Godfrey Tearle as the rear Rear gunner "Sir Sir George Corbett" Corbett (Godfrey Tearle) is at least 20 years older than the rest of the crew. He is based on [[HistoricalDomainCharacter Sir Arnold Wilson]], a former colonial governor and MP, who joined the RAF even though in his 50s, stating "I have no desire to shelter myself and live in safety behind the ramparts of the bodies of our young men."



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17th May '16 1:14:23 AM Mdumas43073
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* CreatorCameo: Michael Powell as the air dispatcher

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* CreatorCameo: Michael Powell appears as the air dispatcherdispatcher.
17th May '16 1:14:05 AM Mdumas43073
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17th May '16 1:10:54 AM Mdumas43073
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'''''One of Our Aircraft Is Missing''''' is a 1942 British [[WarMovies War Movie]], set - and filmed - [[DuringTheWar during]] WorldWarII by Creator/MichaelPowell and Emeric Pressburger. Regarded as one of the best British films of the era, the movie features the trials of a shot-down British bomber crew who attempt to escape German-occupied Holland with the aid of The Resistance.

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'''''One ''One of Our Aircraft Is Missing''''' Missing'' is a 1942 British [[WarMovies War Movie]], set - -- and filmed - -- [[DuringTheWar during]] WorldWarII by Creator/MichaelPowell and Emeric Pressburger. Regarded as one of the best British films of the era, the movie features the trials of a shot-down British bomber crew who attempt to escape German-occupied Holland with the aid of The Resistance.



* ThoseWackyNazis

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* ThoseWackyNazis
28th Mar '15 12:24:18 AM Mdumas43073
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''One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing'' is a 1942 British [[WarMovies War Movie]], set - and filmed - [[DuringTheWar during]] WorldWarII by Creator/MichaelPowell and Emeric Pressburger. Regarded as one of the best British films of the era, the movie features the trials of a shot-down British bomber crew who attempt to escape German-occupied Holland with the aid of The Resistance.

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''One Of '''''One of Our Aircraft Is Missing'' Missing''''' is a 1942 British [[WarMovies War Movie]], set - and filmed - [[DuringTheWar during]] WorldWarII by Creator/MichaelPowell and Emeric Pressburger. Regarded as one of the best British films of the era, the movie features the trials of a shot-down British bomber crew who attempt to escape German-occupied Holland with the aid of The Resistance.
15th Sep '14 11:31:45 PM Mdumas43073
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''One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing'' is a British [[WarMovies War Movie]], set - and filmed - [[DuringTheWar during]] WorldWarII by Creator/MichaelPowell and Emeric Pressburger. Regarded as one of the best British films of the era, the movie features the trials of a shot-down British bomber crew who attempt to escape German-occupied Holland with the aid of The Resistance.

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''One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing'' is a 1942 British [[WarMovies War Movie]], set - and filmed - [[DuringTheWar during]] WorldWarII by Creator/MichaelPowell and Emeric Pressburger. Regarded as one of the best British films of the era, the movie features the trials of a shot-down British bomber crew who attempt to escape German-occupied Holland with the aid of The Resistance.
27th Jul '14 9:45:16 AM TheOneWhoTropes
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* BackedByThePentagon: The RAF lent Powell a real Wellington fuselage to film the scenes inside "B for Bertie".
25th Aug '13 2:48:06 AM Q4
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The title has inspired a large number of [[TheJoyOfX snowclones]].
5th Dec '12 4:20:20 PM Dawkeye
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''One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing'' is a Britsh [[WarMovies War Movie]], set - and filmed - [[DuringTheWar during]] WorldWarII by Creator/MichaelPowell and Emeric Pressburger. Regarded as one of the best British films of the era, the movie features the trials of a shot-down British bomber crew who attempt to escape German-occupied Holland with the aid of The Resisitance.

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''One Of Our Aircraft Is Missing'' is a Britsh British [[WarMovies War Movie]], set - and filmed - [[DuringTheWar during]] WorldWarII by Creator/MichaelPowell and Emeric Pressburger. Regarded as one of the best British films of the era, the movie features the trials of a shot-down British bomber crew who attempt to escape German-occupied Holland with the aid of The Resisitance.
Resistance.



* FateWorseThanDeath: It's the opinion of the Resistiance that the Nazi occupation is this.

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* BackedByThePentagon: The RAF lent Powell a real Wellington fuselage to film the scenes inside "B for Bertie".
* CoolOldGuy: Godfrey Tearle as the rear gunner "Sir George Corbett" is at least 20 years older than the rest of the crew. He is based on [[HistoricalDomainCharacter Sir Arnold Wilson]], a former colonial governor and MP, who joined the RAF even though in his 50s, stating "I have no desire to shelter myself and live in safety behind the ramparts of the bodies of our young men."
* CreatorCameo: Michael Powell as the air dispatcher
* FateWorseThanDeath: It's the opinion of the Resistiance Resistance that the Nazi occupation is this.



* LaResistance: Initially suspicious, but they wind up helping them out.

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* LaResistance: Initially suspicious, but they wind up helping them the airmen out.



* MenAreStrongWomenArePretty: Surprisingly averted; director Michael Powell deliberately encouraged the casting of women as [[ActionGirl resistiance leaders]].

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* MenAreStrongWomenArePretty: Surprisingly averted; director Michael Powell deliberately encouraged the casting of women as [[ActionGirl resistiance resistance leaders]].
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