14 Jun 2012
Here is another newspaper advertisements for Wings, the 1927 William Wellman film which went on to win the first 'Best Picture' Oscar by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. It comes from Bradford, Pennsylvania and dates from January, 1929.
A restored print of Wellman’s World War One epic will be shown at this year's San Francisco Silent Film Festival on Thursday, July 12 at 7 pm at the historic Castro Theater ion San Francisco. The film will be accompanied by the Mont Alto Motion Picture Orchestra with Foley sound effects by Academy Award winner Ben Burtt.