What Happened on August 12, 1927

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Historical Events


Event of interestEvent of Interest

"Wings", the only silent film to win an Oscar for best picture, opens starring Clara Bow (Outstanding Picture 1929)

Silent Screen Actress Clara Bow
Silent Screen Actress
Clara Bow

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