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Wild Bill Wellman: Hollywood Rebel

November 5, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Most people know of William Wellman as the director of Wings, the first motion picture to win an Academy Award for best picture. But did you know that he was a decorated fighter pilot in World War 1? Wellman\’s career spanned 40 years, and he received 42 Academy Award nominations and 7 Oscars for the 76 motion pictures he directed. He directed eleven films on aviation. Hear his personal story from his son, Bill Wellman, Jr. An inside look at a great director and a great American.




November 5, 2016
1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Palm Springs Air Museum
745 North Gene Autry Trail
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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