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Discussion on Epic film "Wings" with Mr. William Wellman Jr.

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William Wellman, Jr., son of Hollywood's legendary director, "Wild Bill" Wellman. William spent most of his childhood around some of the Hollywood’s greatest celebrities.

While still in his teens, he left Duke University to pursue a career in the movies. He has done over 200 movies
and television shows.

Some of his acting work includes:
  •     STAR TREK: OF GODS AND MEN (2008);
  •     MacArthur (1977);
  •     Born Losers (1967);
  •     The Happiest Millionaire (1967);
  •     The Horse Soldiers(1959);
  •     The Lafayette;
  •     Escadrille (1958)

 

Television:

  •     C.S.I. Crime Scene Investigation;
  •     Alias;
  •     Jag;
  •     Alfred Hitchcock Presents;
  •     Rawhide.


Today we will discuss the upcoming screening of his Dad’s legendary movie, “Wings” the first epic war film from 1927. What is truly unique about Wings are the spectacular aerial “dogfight” sequences in the film.

We will also discuss his wonderful book “The Man and His Wings: William A. Wellman and the Making of the First Best Picture”, a memoir of his dad’s early life.

 

Ticket information for “Wings” Sat. November 17th

Mr. Wellman will be hosting this special screen courtesy of Jet Aviation: http://bit.ly/SOAGYg

Mr. Wellman Jr.  Website:  www.WilliamWellmanJr.com
you can also purchase his book on his website.

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