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Title The wings of eagles [videorecording] / screen play by Frank Fenton and William Wister Haines ; produced by Charles Schnee ; directed by John Ford.

Imprint Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video, [2006]

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Location Call No. Status OPAC Message Public Note Gift Note
 Moore Video  PN1995.9.B55 W5647 2006    Available  Ask at Circulation Desk
Description 1 DVD (ca. 110 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
System Details DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital mono, dual-layer.
Language Closed-captioned.
In English with optional subtitles in English, French, and Spanish.
Cast John Wayne, Dan Dailey, Maureen O'Hara, Ward Bond.
Credits Director of photography, Paul C. Vogel; music, Jeff Alexander; editor, Gene Ruggiero.
Note Based on the life and writings of Commander Frank W. "Spig" Wead.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957 by MGM.
Audience Not rated.
Summary Commander Frank 'Spig' Wead was a pioneer aviator, renowned screenwriter, and a man of war. The skies beckoned Spig to action; a crippling injury ultimately left him powerless to act, propelling him to discover the power of his pen. He was talented, driven, flawed, and a friend of John Ford.
Note Special features include theatrical trailer.
Subject Wead, Frank W. (Frank Wilber), 1895-1947 -- Drama.
Air pilots -- United States -- Biography -- Drama.
Screenwriters -- United States -- Biography -- Drama.
Genre/Form Feature films.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Action and adventure films.
Films for the hearing impaired.
DVD-Video discs.
Added Author Ford, John, 1894-1973.
Wayne, John, 1907-1979.
Dailey, Dan, 1914-1978.
O'Hara, Maureen, 1920-2015.
Fenton, Frank, 1906-1957.
Haines, William Wister, 1908-1989.
Schnee, Charles, 1916-1962.
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer.
Warner Home Video (Firm)
Note Title on set box: John Wayne/John Ford film collection
ISBN 0790748576
9780790748573
Standard No. 012569530324
Music No. 65303 Warner Home Video
76700 Warner Home Video (set)