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Title The wings of eagles [videorecording] / MGM presents ; screenplay by Frank Felton and William Wister Haines ; produced by Charles Schnee ; directed by John Ford.

Imprint [United States] : Turner Entertainment Co. ; Burbank, CA : Warner Bros. Entertainment : Distributed by Warner Home Video, [2006]


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 GDL Casa Verdugo Library DVD    WIN    Available
Description 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Based on the life and writings of Commander Frank W. "Spig" Wead.
Special features: theatrical trailer.
Credits Director of photography, Paul C. Vogel ; music, Jeff Alexander ; editor, Gene Ruggiero.
Cast John Wayne, Dan Dailey, Maureen O'Hara, Ward Bond.
Summary The true story of Naval Commander Frank "Spig" Wead - from his first solo flight that ends in the admiral's swimming pool to his assignment as commander aboard an aircraft carrier in World War II.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital mono.
Language English dialogue, optional English, French or Spanish subtitles; closed-captioned.
Subject Wead, Frank W. (Frank Wilber), 1895-1947 -- Drama.
Air pilots -- United States -- Biography -- Drama.
Screenwriters -- United States -- Biography -- Drama.
World War, 1939-1945 -- Drama.
Genre/Form Biographical films.
Historical films.
Action and adventure films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Ford, John, 1894-1973.
Schnee, Charles, 1916-1962.
Fenton, Frank, 1906-1957.
Haines, William Wister, 1908-1989.
Wead, Frank W. (Frank Wilber), 1895-1947.
Wayne, John, 1907-1979.
Dailey, Dan, 1914-1978.
O'Hara, Maureen, 1920-
Bond, Ward, 1903-1960.
Turner Entertainment Co.
Warner Bros. Entertainment.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0790748576
Standard No. 012569804333
Music No. 76700 Warner Home Video
65303 Warner Home Video

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