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The Wings of Eagles(1957)

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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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  • response to Shipwrecked 1977

    kevin sellers 2017-09-17

    Let me assure this reviewer that not only am I a "true Ford fan," but I regard him as the greatest American film maker. Ever. That does not mean,... MORE>

  • Underrated and misjudged..continued..

    Shipwrecked'1977 2017-06-02

    Basically, I couldn't agree more with the reviews of John and Frankie. And I couldn't possibly disagree any more then I do with the reviews of... MORE>

  • WINGS OF EAGLES

    Janet Masly 2017-05-26

    The movie biography of Frank Wead was too drawn out and too "unlike" a John Wayne and Maureen O'Hara movie. It was a disappointment. As one... MORE>