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    Wings (Paramount, 1927). Window Card (14" X 22").
    Director William Wellman, himself a wartime aviator, was not yet even thirty years old when he made this film about two World War I aviators (Buddy Rogers and Richard Arlen) who are in love with the same Red Cross nurse (Clara Bow). A young Gary Cooper also appears in a small but crucial role as a veteran aviator. Wings was the first feature film to win an Academy Award, and this dazzling window card from the picture sports a flame-haired Bow against a soft, cotton candy-colored sky. The "Hear!...See!" tagline was added when the film (originally silent) was released with a musical soundtrack. The card shows toning along the edges, light stains and glue residue in the imprint area and Bow's hair, tears in the imprint area, left and bottom border, a scratch in the right border, a crease in the upper right, the top left corner has been reattached, and there is tape on the verso. Fine+.


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