Spotlight: William Wellman and His War Movies

Director William Wellman served in France during WWI with the Lafayette Flying Corp. He put this experience to good use in the 1927 WWI movie Wings, winner of Best Picture at the very first Academy Awards ceremony. Wellman’s war movies bring war down to the human level. The 1949 movie Battleground tells the story of … Continue reading Spotlight: William Wellman and His War Movies