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WINGS (1927)

FREE SCREENING; tickets required. Click showtime below for tickets! Silent with live musical accompaniment by Christine Niehaus

90th Anniversary
Winner of the very first Best Picture Oscar®, WINGS boasts pioneering aerial photography and stunt-work that set the template for all flyboy films to come, up to and very much including STAR WARS. Rival aviators Buddy Rogers and Richard Arlen compete to be the best both in the sky and with the fairer sex. Featuring "It Girl" Clara Bow and a memorable cameo by then up-and-comer Gary Cooper. Directed by William "Wild Bill" Wellman, himself a WWI flying ace. DIR William A. Wellman; SCR Hope Loring, Louis D. Lighton, John Monk Saunders. U.S., 1927, b&w, 144 min. NOT RATED Co-presented with the National Gallery of Art

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William A. Wellman
144 Minutes
Silent adventure

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