Von Richthofen and Brown


Manfred von Richthofen (John Phillips Law) comes from the cavalry under the command of Oswald Boelcki to the squadron of the German Air Force. It quickly becomes an ace. Meanwhile, Canadian pilot Roy Brown enters the British relay where the pilot who scored the most points is the winner of Victoria Cross, Major Lanoe Hawker. Brown shakes his companion's feathers and refuses to drink from Richthofen's toast. Von Richthofen and other squadron pilot Hermann Göring meet when squadron commander Boelcke is killed in the air after a collision (Boelcke's upper left wing hit the Albatros Böhme chassis). von Richthofen receives squadron command. Furious when he was told to mask his plane, von Richthofen painted the squadron's plane in bright, clear colors, claiming that the gentlemen should not hide from enemies. Richthofen was later wounded during an air battle; Lanoe Hawker is now killed. Brown and his squadron decide ...... Show more


Von Richthofen and Brown is one of my favorite movies from year 1971. I recommend the film to everyone, but I do not know if everyone will like it as much as I do. These days, new movies coming to the cinema, do not have 'something' hidden in this film. The real power of this production is an acting game of actor and others, that is amazing. Music playing around is pure soul of that masterpiece. The soundtrack is the biggest advantage of this film. I did not find this movie elsewhere, so I decided to upload it to this website.... Show more

Release: 1971
Duration: 97 min
IMDb Rating: 6
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