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The wings of eagles  Cover Image DVD DVD

The wings of eagles / Metro Goldwyn Mayer ; directed by John Ford ; screenplay by Frank Felton and William Wister Haines ; produced by Charles Schnee.

The true story of Naval Commander Frank "Spig" Wead - from his first solo flight that ends in the admiral's swimming pool to his assignment as commander aboard an aircraft carrier in World War II.

Record details

  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (110 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version.
  • Publisher: [United States] : Turner Entertainment Co. ; [2006]
  • Distributor: Burbank, CA : Distributed by Warner Home Video

Content descriptions

General Note:
Videodisc release of a 1957 motion picture.
Based on the life and writings of Commander Frank W. "Spig" Wead.
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.
Target Audience Note:
Not rated.
System Details Note:
DVD, region 1, Dolby digital mono, dual-layer format.
Language Note:
In English with English, French and Spanish subtitles.
Subject: War films.
World War, 1939-1945 > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Biographical films.
Historical films.

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Potter-Tioga Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Green Free Library (Wellsboro).


  • 0 current holds with 1 total copy.
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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Green Free Library (Wellsboro) DVD WIN (Text) 91085401 GFWM Audio Visual Available -

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