The Wings of Eagles (1957)


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Original Title: The Wings of Eagles
Type: Movie
Genre: Biography, Drama, War
Runtime: 110 Minutes    (1 Hours : 50 Minutes)
Release Date: 22 Feb 1957 (USA)
Is Adult: No
Language: 
English
Rated: n/A
Director: 
John Ford
Writer: 
Frank Fenton, William Wister Haines, Frank Wead
Stars: 
John Wayne, Dan Dailey, Maureen O'Hara  »




Description

A biography of Navy flier-turned-screenwriter Frank W. "Spig" Wead.




Plot

U.S. Navy pilot Frank 'Spig' Wead is a fun-loving and rowdy adventurer, but also a fierce proponent of Naval aviation. His dedication to the promotion of the Navy's flying program is so intense that his marriage and family life suffer. When an accident paralyzes him, Spig finds a new means of expressing his love of flying: screenwriting. Successful and acclaimed, he finds the U.S. entry into World War II to be an irresistible call. Pleading that he be reinstated in the Navy despite his paralysis, Spig finds he has an enormous contribution yet to make. Written by Jim Beaver




Tagline

What A Guy Wayne !





Details (General)

  • AKA (Also Known As)

    L'aigle vole au soleil (France)
    Dem Adler gleich (Germany)
    Escrito bajo el sol (Spain)
    Asas de Águia (Brazil)
    Alas de águila (Argentina)

  • Company

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM)

  • Country

    United States

  • Certification

    Argentina:Atp
    Australia:G
    Australia:PG (video rating)
    Austria:12 (video rating)
    Brazil:12 (video rating)
    Canada:PG (video rating)
    Finland:K-12
    France:12 (video rating)
    Germany:12 (video rating)
    Hong Kong:IIA (video rating)
    Ireland:PG (video rating)
    Israel:PG (video rating)
    Japan:PG-12 (video rating)
    Maldives:PG (video rating)
    Malta:PG (video rating)
    Mongolia:PG (video rating)
    New Zealand:PG (video rating)
    Nigeria:PG (video rating)
    Philippines:PG-13 (MTRCB)
    Portugal:M/12
    Puerto Rico:PG (video rating)
    Singapore:PG (video rating)
    South Africa:PG (video rating)
    South Korea:12 (video rating)
    Spain:13
    Sweden:15
    Taiwan:PG-12 (video rating)
    United Kingdom:U
    United Kingdom:PG (video rating)
    United States:Approved
    United States:TV-PG (TV Rating)
    West Germany:12 (nf)

  • Location

    Naval Air Station Pensacola
    Florida
    USA





  • Details (Financial)

  • Budget

    $2,644,000





  • Details (Technical)

  • Aspect Ratio

    1.37 : 1 (negative ratio)

  • Color

    Color (Metrocolor)

  • Sound Mix

    Mono (Westrex Recording System)
    Perspecta Stereo