Golden Age of the Silver Screen

Wings (1927)

Episode #3

Paramount Pictures premiered Wings in San Antonio, Texas on May 19, 1927 on a budget of $2 million. William A. Wellman directed film which starred Clara Bow, Charles ‘Buddy’ Rogers, and Richard Arlen.

Wings Movie Summary

Jack Powell and David Armstrong compete for the same girl, Sylvia Lewis, in the small town they live in. Jack is oblivious to the fact that the girl next door, Mary Preston, is madly in love with him.

When the United States enters World War I, both men enlist to become combat pilots. One the day the men leave for training, Sylvia gives Jack her picture because she feels sorry for him. In reality, she is in love with David.

As cadets, Jack and David are initially rivals, but they soon become good friends. After completing boot camp, the men leave for France to battle the Germans. In time, both men become ace pilots with Jack being known to the French as ‘The Shooting Star’.

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Paramount Pictures premiered Wings in San Antonio, Texas on May 19, 1927 on a budget of $2 million. William A. Wellman directed film which starred Clara Bow, Charles 'Buddy' Rogers, and Richard Arlen.

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