Lot 766: Flight jacket from Memphis Belle.
December 16, 2012
Calabasas Hills, CA, USALive Auction
Description: (Warner Bros., 1990) A chocolate brown leather flight jacket worn by a member of the Memphis Belle cast. The interior of this jacket was hand signed during production by many of the film's stars including: Billy Zane, Sean Astin, David Straithairn, D.B Sweeney, Reed Diamond and the film's art director Alan Tomkins (+ one unidentified signature). The jacket features a blue leather wing and star patch sewn to the left sleeve, possibly affixed after production as insignia are often removed from jackets after filming. The back of the jacket features the famous Memphis Belle logo and pin-up girl illustration, the trademark of the airplane and its crew. This is a signature wardrobe piece from the movie and an instantly recognizable piece of cinema history.