81 Days With Oscar And Me

Every Academy Award-Winning Movie, Back to Back, Starting With the First

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Wings

August 20th, 2009 · 7 Comments · 1927-1928, Black and White, Clara Bow, Gary Cooper, Not Released In United States, Original Screenplay, Paramount Studios, Silent Film, The 1920s, War, Wings

FADE IN:
Popcorn. Movie candy. A darkened room. A wide-screen TV.
I could say “Lights! Camera! Action!” But I won’t.
What I will say (er, write) echos the beginning of Charles Dicken’s classic book, A Christmas Carol:
There is no doubt that Marley was dead. This must be distinctly understood, or nothing wonderful can come of the story I [...]

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Hi Oscar. My Name is Bill. Let’s Get Started, Shall We?

August 20th, 2009 · No Comments · Clara Bow, Silent Film, Wings

Today, I begin my journey through all 81 Oscar-winning movies, the first of which is the 1927 film Wings – the only silent movie to win an Academy Award.

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