The First World War Ace on Film with Abby Whitlock

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The First World War Ace on Film with Abby Whitlock
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How has the portrayal of the fighter pilot on film reflected and refined the image of the pilot we know today? Military historian Abby Whitlock joins us as we look at the OG flying films Wings (1927), Howard Hughes’ Hell’s Angels (1930) both Dawn Patrols (1930 and 1938) and Aces High (1976) to see how the First World War in the air shaped the image of the fighter pilot down to Top Gun and Blackadder.

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★Read Abby’s article, ‘A Man’s World’: Masculinity and the First World War Ace in Interwar Film here: https://www.epoch-magazine.com/post/a-man-s-world-masculinity-and-the-first-world-war-ace-in-interwar-film

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