See what was winning the Oscar in 1929

Paramount studio's "Wings," a <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST00000109" title="World War I (1914-1918)" href="/topic/unrest-conflicts-war/wars-interventions/world-war-i-%281914-1918%29-EVHST00000109.topic">World War I</a> aviation drama starring <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB00000011158" title="Richard Arlen" href="/topic/entertainment/richard-arlen-PECLB00000011158.topic">Richard Arlen</a>, Charles "Buddy" Rogers and <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PECLB000612" title="Clara Bow" href="/topic/entertainment/clara-bow-PECLB000612.topic">Clara Bow</a>, won the first-ever Best Picture Oscar in 1929.  Check it out -- try <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="ORCRP010656" title="Netflix Inc." href="/topic/business/media-industry/netflix-inc.-ORCRP010656.topic">Netflix</a>, try the <a href="http://findlocal.baltimoresun.com/listings/enoch-pratt-free-library-central-branch-baltimore">Pratt Library</a>, try <a href="http://findlocal.baltimoresun.com/listings/video-americain-baltimore-1">Video Americain</a> on Cold Spring Lane. So far, it's the only silent film to win a Best Picture Oscar -- although "The Artist" could become the second, depending on what happens/happened Feb. 26.

Paramount studio's "Wings," a World War I aviation drama starring Richard Arlen, Charles "Buddy" Rogers and Clara Bow, won the first-ever Best Picture Oscar in 1929. Check it out -- try Netflix, try the Pratt Library, try Video Americain on Cold Spring Lane. So far, it's the only silent film to win a Best Picture Oscar -- although "The Artist" could become the second, depending on what happens/happened Feb. 26.

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