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The Wings of Eagles

The Wings of Eagles(1957)

Also Known As: The Eagle Has Wings |

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Brief Synopsis

Biography of Frank "Spig" Wead, the pioneer aviator who turned to writing after being grounded by an accident.

Cast & Crew

John Ford Director
John Wayne Frank W. "Spig" Wead
Dan Dailey "Jughead" Carson
Maureen O'Hara Minnie Wead
Ward Bond John Dodge
Ken Curtis John Price
Edmund Lowe Admiral Moffett
Kenneth Tobey Herbert Allen Hazard
James Todd Jack Travis
Barry Kelley Capt. Jock Clark
Sig Ruman Manager
Henry O'Neill Capt. Spear
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Additional Details

MPAA Ratings:  Premiere Info:  New York opening: 31 Jan 1957
Release Date:  1957 Production Date:  [1.85:1]
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Color/B&W:  Color (Metrocolor) Distributions Co:  Loew's Inc.
Sound:  Mono (Westrex Recording System), Perspecta Stereo Production Co:  Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corp.
Duration(mins):  109-111 Country:  United States
Duration(feet):  9,900    
Duration(reels):  14    

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  • This pic was precise..

    FrankieCee 2006-07-23

    This Biopic may have disappointed some at the time of it's debut, however to embellish it to include a lot of war action where there was none, would... MORE>

  • Movie runs amok

    cooper 2006-07-22

    This is a movie that can't decide what it is or what it wants to be. Ham fisted acting Wayne, made a bit more so by confused direction. MORE>

  • A unique treat for John Ford fans

    John Carney 2006-02-26

    This is an atypical John Wayne movie -- the powerful Wayne spends much of the movie in a hospital bed or on crutches -- but I think it's a unique... MORE>