Live Music & Film: Wings 1927 PG
1.30pm, Sat 10 Dec 2022 (144 mins)
Gallery of Modern Art & Cinema A
- Wheelchair Accessible
Presented as part of ‘Melting into Air’, experience a Live Music & Film screening of the classic wartime epic Wings 1927.
The first film to receive the Academy Award for Best Picture, Wings follows two hometown friends who enlist to become combat pilots during the First World War. When not battling the enemy in the sky, they scheme against each other to win the heart of the woman they both love. Throughout their adventures, they encounter danger, romance and tragedy in a sensationally spectacular Hollywood blockbuster.
David Bailey will provide live musical accompaniment to the screening on the Gallery’s 1929 Wurlitzer organ.
- Director: William A Wellman
- Script: Hope Loring, Louis D Lighton
- Based on: a story by John Monk Saunders
- Cinematographer: Harry Perry
- Editor: E Lloyd Sheldon
- Print Source: Park Circus
- Rights: Park Circus
- Shooting Format: 35mm
- Screening Format: DCP
- Year: 1927
- Runtime: 144 minutes
- Country: United States
- Language: English intertitles
- Colour: Black and White