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    Wings (Paramount, 1927). Lobby Card (11" X 14").
    Billed as "An Epic of the Air," this stunning film, starring Clara Bow, Buddy Rogers, and Richard Arlen - who are all pictured on this card - was honored with the very first Best Picture Academy Award in 1929 (then referred to as the "Best Production" award). It is also notable for a brief but memorable appearance by a young Gary Cooper. Arlen had been a fighter pilot in World War I, and Rogers learned to fly during the course of the picture, as filming closeup scenes required the actors, during the flying scenes, to not only fly the planes, but operate the motorized cameras, act, and land safely as well. The result is an amazing film, as thrilling today as it was when it was previewed in San Antonio in 1927. The linen finish card offered here is in superb condition, virtually as clean and fresh as the day it was issued. If you've been looking for a great piece from this film, look no further! Near Mint.


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