Memphis Belle


Character: Rookie Captain


Follows the crew of a B-17 bomber before and after its final and most dangerous mission over Germany. 

Ben has about 30 seconds of screen time as a rookie captain. According to Ben, there was much more footage shot with him in it but it was left on the cutting room floor.

In an interview with The Tennessean ( Ben was quoted as saying: 'I was cast out of the UK in London. Basically, I had a small part, three or four scenes. It wound up being one but it was an interesting first job. I spent three weeks on an Air Force base waiting to shoot scenes and in between, we played cards (with Matthew Modine and Sean Astin, among others).'

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Synopsis Credit: BBI