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Wings for the Eagle (1942)

Approved | | Drama | 18 July 1942 (USA)
Aircraft workers during during World War II become involved in a love triangle.

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Roma Maple
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Corky Jones
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Brad Maple
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Jake Hanso
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Pete Hanso
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Gil Borden
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Tom 'Cyclone' Shaw
John Ridgely ...
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Stark
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Miss Baxter
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Midget
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Edgar Dearing ...
Motorcycle Officer
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Set at a factory that makes aircraft for World War II, Roma and Brad Maple's marriage begins to show signs of difficulty. Their problems get worse when Brad's friend Corky, who wants to work at the factory to avoid being drafted, arrives to stay with them and makes a move for Roma. Written by Randy <proxima-3@home.com>

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It's Time-and-a-Half for Uncle Sam...and the Rest of the Time is for Love!

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Shadow of Their Wings  »

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(RCA Sound System)

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Several performers in studio records and casting call lists were not seen in the movie. These were Eddie Acuff as "Al", 'Lee Phelps' and Dick Wessel See more »

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Pete Hanso: You can whitewash it if you want, but don't expect me to hold the pail for you.
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We Did It Before (and We Can Do It Again)
(1941) (uncredited)
Music by Cliff Friend
Played by the band in the big crowd at Lockheed
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These Wings Fail To Soar
16 June 2001 | by (Michigan) – See all my reviews

A good cast goes to waste in this story of two pals, Dennis Morgan (qv) and Jack Carson (qv), dueling for the affections of Ann Sheridan (qv).

Make no mistake about it -- Ann Sheridan is definitely worth fighting for. It's just too bad that Wings for the Eagle doesn't put up much of a fight when it comes to telling a story.

If you want to see the starring trio in a much better movie then check out _Shine On, Harvest Moon (1944)_ (qv). Or, to a lesser degree, _One More Tomorrow (1946)_ (qv).


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