The War of the Worlds

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The War of the Worlds movie poster.

Movie (1953)

Gene Barry (Dr. Clayton Forrester)
Ann Robinson (Sylvia Van Buren)
Les Tremayne (Maj. Gen. Mann)
Sandro Giglio (Dr. Bilderbeck)

H.G. Well's classic novel is brought to life in this tale of an alien invasion. The residents of a small town in California are excited when a flaming meteor lands in the hills. Their joy is tempered somewhat when they discover that it has passengers who are not very friendly.

Also from this series:

War of the Worlds (2005)

Mittlewerk EWM A4 Vergeltungswaffe V-2

WoW1953 trailer V2.JPG

Fairey Firefly Mk I

WoW wwTwo Firefly-Mk1.jpg

Supermarine Seafire III

WoW wwTwo Seafire.jpg

North American B-45A Tornado

WoW B-45.jpg

The narrator speaks of "a french fast jet".

B-45 still in USAF markings.

Aeronca 11CC

WoW Aeronca-L-16B.jpg
WoW Aeronca-L16B.jpg
WoW Aeronca--L-16.jpg

North American F-86 Sabre and Lockheed T-33 Shooting Star

What seems to be a formation of F-86 parading is chased by a T-33.

WoW T33 F86.jpg

Northrop YB-49

Despite the both Yb-49 built have crashed in 1950 and was unsuitable for a A-bomb loading, one of the story's highlights is based on these hypothesis.

Not sure a cockpit view of the Yb-49 but in the middle of the Flying Wing sequence.
WoW Northrop YB-49.jpg
WoW Northrop YB-49 2.jpg
WoW YB-49 TO.jpg
WoW YB-49 Rear.jpg
WoW Northrop YB-49 flight.jpg
WoW Northrop YB-49 flight2.jpg

Thomas-Morse MB-3

Same aircraft in other movies at IMPDb: Frequently Seen Aircraft.

WoW wwOne.jpg

Bristol F.2A/B Fighter

WoW wwOnebis.jpg

Stinson L-5 Sentinel

As the narrator told us of WW2, this landing assault includes a liaison plane on the right.

Stinson L-5 Sentinel, the wings hold vertically along the fuselage.

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