The Wings of Eagles 1957

Spig Wead cannot unite his personal life as husband and father and his profession of career naval officer: he chooses the military. In spite of a crippling accident, he becomes a successful military man and playwright, but after a heart attack at sea during World War II, he thinks only of his wife and their lost life together. 2

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The Wings of Eagles
United States 1957

Directed by

Ken Curtis
Terry Wilson
Franklyn Farnum
Tige Andrews
William Tracy
William Joyce
Charles Trowbridge
Harry Strang
Jack Pennick
Alberto Morin
Louis Jean Heydt
William Henry
Olive Carey


Running time:110 minutes
Country:United States

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