Film – Wings (1927)

Two men from the same town dream of becoming fighter pilots in World War I. The pair share a hometown but also share a common love interest, Mary Preston (Clara Bow). Lovable boy next door Jack Powell (Charles Rogers) fights the wealthy David Armstrong (Richard Arlen) for Mary’s affections. Thrills of war beckon the two men, and they find themselves in the same squadron. The newly minted aviators take to the skies in war-torn France as Mary joins the war effort as an ambulance driver. Rivals no more, they must learn to trust each other as they join ranks to fight the Germans. This film is the first film to win Best Picture and continues our series of Oscar Award winners.