• Film

    Wings

    There are two really good reasons to see Wings. 1. Clara Bow is in it for short periods of time, wearing an adorable army outfit…. and sometimes nothing. 2. World War I planes crashing. The presence of a young Gary Cooper for 10 seconds has also been known to impress the ladies. I generally hesitate to go see it when it’s on though, because all of that is wrapped with a drawn out melodramatic plot, that prominently features a very grating Buddy Rogers. Seeing it at the Silent Movie Festival gave me some more appreciation for the film though. The restoration, which I mentioned yesterday, was beautiful. Particularly appreciated was the…