Wings 1927 Film | First Oscars Best Picture Winner

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Wings plot from IMDb: "Two young men, one rich, one middle class, who are in love with the same woman, become fighter pilots in World War I."

Directed by William A. Wellman

Produced by Lucien Hubbard, Adolph Zukor, Jesse L. Lasky, B.P. Schulberg, Otto Hermann Kahn

Titles: Julian Johnson

Screenplay by Hope Loring, Louis D. Lighton

Story by John Monk Saunders

Music by J.S. Zamecnik (uncredited)

Cinematography: Harry Perry

Edited by E. Lloyd Sheldon, Lucien Hubbard (uncredited)

Production company: Paramount Famous Lasky Corporation

Distributed by Paramount Pictures

Release date: August 12, 1927 (New York City, premiere), January 15, 1928 (Los Angeles)

Running time 111 minutes, Restoration: 144 minutes

Language: Silent (English intertitles)

Budget: U$2 million ($28,850,173 adjusted for inflation)

Box office: $3,600,000 (worldwide rentals)

Cast and Characters:

Clara Bow as Mary Preston

Charles Rogers as Jack Powell

Richard Arlen as David Armstrong

Jobyna Ralston as Sylvia Lewis

El Brendel as Herman Schwimpf

Richard Tucker as Air Commander

Gary Cooper as Cadet White

Gunboat Smith as Sergeant

Henry B. Walthall as Mr. Armstrong

Roscoe Karns as Lieutenant Cameron

Julia Swayne Gordon as Mrs. Armstrong

Arlette Marchal as Celeste