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Living History Film Series


Special Screening of Memphis BelleTM with guest speakers

Catherine Wyler and Chris Henry

at the Air Force Museum Theatre​

May 19th, 4:30 PM


The Living History Film Series event for May will feature the film Memphis Belle (1990) and guest speakers producer Catherine Wyler and Chris Henry from the Experimental Aircraft Association (EAA) Aviation Museum, on May 19th at 4:30 p.m. at the Air Force Museum Theatre, located inside the National Museum of the U.S. Air ForceTM. Tickets are only $12 ($10 for Friends Members) and can be purchased here.

Memphis Belle is a fictionalization of the 1944 documentary The Memphis Belle: A Story of a Flying Fortress by Hollywood legend director William Wyler, Catherine’s father. This film features an all-star cast with Matthew Modine, Eric Stoltz, D.B. Sweeney and Harry Connick, Jr. in leading roles. Catherine will introduce the film and Chris Henry, EAA Aviation Museum Programs Coordinator, will share his insight into what life was like for the B-17 crew members.

The 2018 Living History Film Series is presented by Gold Sponsor Cassano’s Pizza King and supported by The Boeing Company, Holiday Inn Dayton-Fairborn and the law firm Taft. Combining film screenings with dynamic speakers, veterans and film makers we bring aviation history to life for our visitors. Tickets are also available at the theatre's ticket counter, can be ordered online through our website afmuseum.com/livinghistory or by calling 937-253-4629.

The Air Force Museum Theatre is operated by the Air Force Museum Foundation, Inc., a Section 501(c)(3) private, non-profit organization that assists the Air Force in the development and expansion of the facilities of the National Museum of the United States Air Force. For more information on the Air Force Museum Foundation, visit www.afmuseum.com. The Air Force Museum Foundation is not part of the Department of Defense or any of its components and it has no governmental status.

The National Museum of the U.S. Air Force, located at Wright-Patterson Air Force Base near Dayton, Ohio, is the world’s largest military aviation museum. With free admission and parking, the museum features more than 360 aerospace vehicles and missiles and thousands of artifacts amid more than 19 acres of indoor exhibit space. Each year about one million visitors from around the world come to the museum. For more information, visit www.nationalmuseum.af.mil.


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Location

Dayton Aviation Heritage National Historical Park 

16 S. Williams St., Dayton, OH 45402

Visitor Center:

For details and seasonal date schedules see https://www.nps.gov/daav/planyourvisit/hours.htm

or please call (937) 225-7705 for the current park schedule.

Parking:

From W. Third St., turn south on Williams St and then turn left on Fourth St. Go 1/2 block and turn left into the Visitor Center parking area.

CLICK HERE for a parking map.

See the Visitor Center page for details on hours.

Travel Note - Third St. Bridge closure:

The Third Street Bridge will be CLOSED beginning Jan. 1, 2020 until approximately Oct. 2021. Visitors can use the Fifth St. Bridge or the Salem Ave. Bridge as detours from downtown Dayton. A file with more detailed instructions for visitors traveling from the north or south via I-75, or from the east and west via US35 can be downloaded by CLICKING HERE.

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