The Wings of Eagles

John Ford (director)
Frank Fenton, William Wister Haines (screenwriters)
John Wayne, Dan Dailey, Maureen O'Hara, Ward Bond (starring)

Beverly Hills, CA: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer [MGM], 1957. Vintage reference photograph from the 1957 film, showing actors Dan Dailey, Edmund Lowe, Maureen O'Hara, May McAvoy, and Mae Marsh. With the stamp of Dell Publishing Company Library to the verso.

Based on the life of naval aviator Frank "Spig" Wead, who became a Hollywood screenwriter following a spinal injury which left him paralyzed. Wead was best known for "Hell Divers" (1931), "Ceiling Zero" (1936), and "They Were Expendable" (1945).

Set and shot on location on the Naval Air Station in Pensacola, Florida and the US Navy building in Washington DC.

10 x 8 inches. Very Good or better, with light soil to the recto and verso (see accompanying images).

[Book #148174]