Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Aviation in Film Hisitory: Wings

Released in 1927, the film, Wings, was the first to receive an Academy Award as "Best Picture." William Wellman directed this classic. As an honored flyer in World War I, he received massive support from the U.S. Army Air Corps in making the film, including more than 200 aircraft.   Here is a clip showing the scale of the production:

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