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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
Actor
Film director
Film distributor
Film producer
Originator
Production company
Screenwriter
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
Dewey number
791.43/72
Intended audience
MPAA rating: Not rated
Language note
Soundtrack in English with optional subtitles in English, French or Spanish; Closed-captioned
LC call number
PN1995.9.B55
LC item number
W54 2007
PerformerNote
John Wayne, Dan Dailey, Maureen O'Hara, Ward Bond
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1907-1979
  • 1894-1973
  • 1916-1962
  • 1903-1971
  • 1908-1989
  • 1914-1978
  • 1920-2015
  • 1895-1947
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Wayne, John
  • Ford, John
  • Schnee, Charles
  • Fenton, Frank E.
  • Haines, William Wister
  • 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
Target audience
general
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
Based on the life and writings of Commander Frank W. "Spig" Wead
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn145339779
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9781419853845
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
ACTION 791.43652 WINGS ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [A17MD032, #29, 5@14.99, LAP/RT ]
Other control number
012569798632
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)145339779
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
Based on the life and writings of Commander Frank W. "Spig" Wead
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
monaural
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocn145339779
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
DVD.
Extent
1 videodisc (110 min.)
Isbn
9781419853845
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
ACTION 791.43652 WINGS ; XX-D ; 1DVD/1AW ; [A17MD032, #29, 5@14.99, LAP/RT ]
Other control number
012569798632
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)145339779
System details
DVD, region 1, widescreen presentation; Dolby Digital mono., dual-layer
Video recording format
DVD

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