I Wanted Wings (1941) was a Drama - Black-and-white Film directed by Mitchell Leisen and produced by Arthur Hornblow Jr..
I Wanted Wings (1941)By Kristen on Feb 6, 2013 From Journeys in Classic Film
As with the majority of Veronica Lake‘s work, I Wanted Wings has not received any DVD release. ?Thankfully, the fantastic Barbara of Reel Old Films offered to send me a complimentary DVD and this was the one I picked. ?I’m actually sad I picked this one, because it’s not the best m... Read full article
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Ray Milland was in a plane which was being test flown for a shot in the film. Sensing an opportunity, Milland (an amateur skydiver) was about to jump out of the plane to parachute for free, when the pilot informed him of engine trouble. Upon returning to the ground, Milland related the tale to the horrified film crew, one of whom was the costumer who informed him that the "parachute" on his back was merely a non-functional prop.
One of over 700 Paramount Productions, filmed between 1929 and 1949, which were sold to MCA/Universal in 1958 for television distribution, and have been owned and controlled by Universal ever since.
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