• Wings (1927)

Wings

Release Date: 1927

PG-13 |2 hr 19 min

Plot Summary

With World War I afoot, David Armstrong (Richard Arlen) and Jack Powell (Charles "Buddy" Rogers) join the military with an eye toward flying American fighter planes. They leave behind Mary Preston (Clara Bow), a local girl who's in love with David but committed to Jack. Dispatched to France as newly minted pilots, the men take to the skies in one of the war's climactic air battles, and as frantic Mary longs for the safe return of both men, one pays the ultimate price for his bravery.

Cast: Clara Bow, Charles "Buddy" Rogers, Richard Arlen, Jobyna Ralston, Gary Cooper, El Brendel, Arlette Marchal, Richard Tucker

Director: William A. Wellman

Genres: War , Historical drama

Production Co: Paramount

Keywords: Sacrifice, Emotional, Love interest, Friend, Friendship, Suspenseful, Small town, Transformation, Rousing

Awards

Winner Outstanding Picture