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 Post subject: "Unbroken" B-25
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This page has some info and images of a B-25 used in the filming of the film "Unbroken". Anyone know it's history and what happened to the fuselage after filming?
http://b-24.weebly.com/unbroken.html

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 Post subject: Re: "Unbroken" B-25
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I'm not sure if that's an actual B-25 fuselage..there are several things about it that look "wrong." Some of our members who are more familiar with the Mitchell's structural details may have better assessments.

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 Post subject: Re: "Unbroken" B-25
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B-24 not B-25 ;) It says right in the article that it is a replica. Looks quite convincing though.


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 Post subject: Re: "Unbroken" B-25
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I don't recall a B-25 in the film.

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 Post subject: Re: "Unbroken" B-25
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Did you guys look at the article? Ctrl+F "B-25"

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The forward fuselage of the B-25 shipped in from the US to provide a set for the post-crash scenes. [Bob Livingstone]


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The B-25 rear fuselage being prepared to match that of the rear fuselage of the B-24. [Bob Livingstone]


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A mocked up wing of the B-25. Inside this metal skinning was a wooden frame. [Bob Livingstone]


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 Post subject: Re: "Unbroken" B-25
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Cool article, thanks.

The movie set guys used the trashed B-25 fuselage to mock-up a B-24 waist window for a scene where Zamperini escapes from the ditched a/c.


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