The Wind Overview:

The Wind (1928) was a Drama - Western Film directed by Victor Sj?str?m and produced by David Gill and Kevin Brownlow.

The Wind was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1993.

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Whistle Down The Wind (1961)

By 4 Star Film Fan on Jun 28, 2022 From 4 Star Films

Whistle Down The Wind feels like it employs the “kitchen sink” aesthetic in step with British film of the day, bleak and tough around the corners with working-class folks coping with all kinds of toilsome drama. However, if the mantle of that zeitgeist was normally carried by the likes o... Read full article


Offbeat Blu-ray Review: The Window

By Devon Powell on Sep 22, 2021 From Hitchcock Master

Distributor: Warner Brothers Release Date: September 21, 2021 Region: Region A Length: 01:13:27 Video: 1080P (MPEG-4, AVC) Main Audio: 2.0 English Mono DTS-HD Master Audio Subtitles: English SDH Ratio: 1.37:1 Notes: This is the film?s North American Blu-ray debut. ?He lived in two worlds at once. O... Read full article


THE 2021 CLASSIC LITERATURE ON FILM BLOGATHON: The Wind in the Willow, 1949 and 1983

on Apr 2, 2021 From Caftan Woman

Paul Batters at Silver Screen Classics is our host for The 2021 Classic Literature On Film Blogathan on April 2nd, 3rd, and 4th. Access the articles here. The Wind in the Willows by Kenneth Grahame (1859-1932) grew out of bedtime stories for the Scottish author's only son Alastair (1900-1920). Graha... Read full article


Saddle The Wind (1958): In Memory of Richard Erdman

By 4 Star Film Fan on Aug 12, 2020 From 4 Star Films

Julie London provides her airy voice to the title track and Elmer Bernstein gives his scoring talents for the rest of the picture. In these beginning moments, Saddle the Wind evokes the expanse of the majestic landscapes of the West like the best of its brethren. There is a sense we really are out o... Read full article


GONE WITH THE WIND (1939) Temporarily Pulled From HBO Max To Allow For Proper Context–A History

By Lara on Jun 11, 2020 From Backlots

When HBO Max announced that it would temporarily remove Gone With the Wind from its platform, in order to place a statement in front of it putting the film’s content into the proper context, it set off a firestorm of controversy online and in the media. Some decry the decision as censorship. O... Read full article


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The airplane propellers blowing hot air, sand and smoke were so dangerous that crew members were forced to wear long-sleeved clothing (in 120-degree weather), eye goggles, bandannas around their necks and greasepaint on their faces whenever the machines were being run.
The wind in the film was created by the propellers of eight aircraft stationed on location in the Mojave Desert.
During filming, temperatures reached 120 degrees Fahrenheit, making life miserable for both cast and crew. The intense heat caused the film stock to warp, and it had to be packed in ice to remain intact. Lillian Gish touched an outside door handle, and was so severely burned that a small part of her palm's flesh was scalded off.
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The Wind

Released 1928
Inducted 1993
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