I Wanted Wings Starring William Holden & Veronica Lake -1941
Heartbreak Pair In New Air Epic
William Holden reaches new stellar heights as a flying cadet whose career is temporarily shattered through his love for Veronica Lake in Paramount’s “I Wanted Wings” an Arthur Hornblow Jr. production based upon the Army Air Corps training and tactics. Blonde and sultry newcomer, Miss Lake, places menace in piece. photo: Paramount.
After appearing in six minor roles in two years, I Wanted Wings was Veronica Lake’s first starring role. She was just 19-years-old.
William Holden’s breakthrough role was Golden Boy in 1939.
The film also stars Ray Milland and Brian Donlevy.