Wings (1927)

Youth, hitting the clouds! Laughing at danger! Fighting, loving, dodging death! That's "WINGS"

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Two young men, one rich, one middle class, both in love with the same woman, become US Air Corps fighter pilots and, eventually, heroic flying aces during World War I. Devoted best friends, their mutual love of the girl eventually threatens their bond. Meanwhile, a hometown girl who's the lovestruck lifelong next door neighbor of one of them, pines away.

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  • 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 The Sergeant
  • Roscoe Karns

    as Lieutenant Cameron
  • Julia Swayne Gordon

    as Mrs. Armstrong
  • Henry B. Walthall

    as Mr. Armstrong
  • Arlette Marchal

    as Celeste
  • Nigel De Brulier

    as Peasant (uncredited)
  • Hedda Hopper

    as Mrs. Powell (uncredited)
  • George Irving

    as Mr. Powell (uncredited)
  • William A. Wellman

    as Doughboy (uncredited)
Writing Louis D. Lighton Screenplay
Costume & Make-Up Edith Head Costume Design
Directing William A. Wellman Director
Production Lucien Hubbard Producer
Writing John Monk Saunders Writer
Camera Harry Perry Director of Photography
Editing E. Lloyd Sheldon Editor
Writing Hope Loring Screenplay
Sound John Stepan Zamecnik Original Music Composer
Camera Eugene Richee Still Photographer
Camera Otto Dyar Still Photographer
Production Benjamin P. Schulberg Producer