The Resource 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, (videorecording)

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, (videorecording)

Label
The wings of eagles
Title
The wings of eagles
Statement of responsibility
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
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
  • eng
Summary
Cmdr. Frank 'Spig' Wead was a pioneer aviator, renowned screenwriter (whose works included John Ford's They Were Expendable) 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 Ford's--and the subject of this compassionate biography
Member of
Cataloging source
ZPJ
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Paul C. Vogel ; music, Jeff Alexander ; editor, Gene Ruggiero
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Soundtrack in English with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish ; Closed-captioned
PerformerNote
John Wayne, Dan Dailey, Maureen O'Hara, Ward Bond
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1894-1973
  • 1916-1962
  • 1903-1971
  • 1908-1989
  • 1907-1979
  • 1914-1978
  • 1920-2015
  • 1895-1947
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Ford, John
  • Schnee, Charles
  • Fenton, Frank E.
  • Haines, William Wister
  • Wayne, John
  • Dailey, Dan
  • O'Hara, Maureen
  • Wead, Frank W.
  • Warner Home Video (Firm)
  • Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Runtime
110
Series statement
The John Wayne collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Wead, Frank W.
  • Air pilots
  • Screenwriters
Technique
live action
Label
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, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Based on the life and writings of Commander Frank W. "Spig" Wead
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • Includes theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9781419853845
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569798632
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
79863
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 686355
  • (OCoLC)145339779
  • 678654
  • (OCoLC)ocn145339779
  • 678654
  • 686355
  • 686355
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD
Label
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, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Special features, languages, subtitles, and number of discs may vary
  • Based on the life and writings of Commander Frank W. "Spig" Wead
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1957
  • Includes theatrical trailer
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9781419853845
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
012569798632
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
79863
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • 686355
  • (OCoLC)145339779
  • 678654
  • (OCoLC)ocn145339779
  • 678654
  • 686355
  • 686355
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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