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The wings of eagles / M-G-M presents in Metrocolor a Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Picture ; produced by Charles Schnee ; screenplay by Frank Fenton and William Wister Haines ; directed by John Ford.

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Available copies

  • 3 of 4 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

Current holds

1 current hold with 4 total copies.

Series Information

John Wayne collection.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
LaGrange Co PL - LaGrange Main Library DVD ADVENTURE (Text) 30477100355753 Main Floor: DVD Available -
North Madison Co PL - Elwood PL ENT WIN (Text) 30419101518820 Video Disc Available -
Princeton PL - Princeton DVD Movie Wings (Text) 30890000687465 DVD/Blu-ray Upper Level On holds shelf -
Spencer Co PL - Rockport Main Library DVD ENT W (Text) 70741000134823 DVD Entertainment Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1419853848
  • ISBN: 9781419853845
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: Burbank, CA : Warner Home Video : [2007]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Based on the life and writings of Commander Frank W. "Spig" Wead.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1957.
Includes theatrical trailer.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Paul C. Vogel ; music, Jeff Alexander ; editor, Gene Ruggiero.
Participant or Performer Note:
John Wayne, Dan Dailey, Maureen O'Hara, Ward Bond.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital mono, dual-layer.
Language Note:
Soundtrack in English with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish ; 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: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Historical films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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