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The Wings of Eagles (1957) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

John Ford

Writing Credits  

Frank Fenton ... (screenplay) and
William Wister Haines ... (screenplay)
 
Frank Wead ... (based on the life and writings of) (as Commander Frank W. 'Spig' Wead)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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...
'Jughead' Carson
...
Min Wead
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...
John Dale Price
...
Adm. Moffett
...
Capt. Herbert Allen Hazard
James Todd ...
Jack Travis
Barry Kelley ...
Capt. Jock Clark
Sig Ruman ...
Manager
Henry O'Neill ...
Capt. Spear
...
Barton
...
Rose Brentmann
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Tige Andrews ...
Arizona Pincus (uncredited)
Veda Ann Borg ...
(uncredited)
Danny Borzage ...
Pete (uncredited)
Olive Carey ...
Bridy O'Faolain (uncredited)
Franklyn Farnum ...
Man on Sidewalk Outside Movie Theater (uncredited)
James Flavin ...
MP at Garden Party (uncredited)
Mimi Gibson ...
Lila Wead (uncredited)
Fred Graham ...
Officer in Brawl (uncredited)
Sam Harris ...
Patient (uncredited)
William Henry ...
Naval Aide (uncredited)
Louis Jean Heydt ...
Dr. John Keye (uncredited)
Stuart Holmes ...
Producer (uncredited)
Christopher James ...
(uncredited)
William Joyce ...
Naval Aide (uncredited)
Janet Lake ...
Nurse (uncredited)
William Paul Lowery ...
Wead's Baby - 'Commodore' (uncredited)
Cliff Lyons ...
(uncredited)
...
Nurse Crumley (uncredited)
...
Nurse (uncredited)
Alberto Morin ...
Second Manager (uncredited)
Forbes Murray ...
Congressman (uncredited)
Peter Ortiz ...
Lt. Charles Dexter (uncredited)
Jack Pennick ...
Joe McGuffey (uncredited)
Chuck Roberson ...
Officer (uncredited)
Evelyn Rudie ...
Doris Wead (uncredited)
Arthur Salzfass ...
Navy Pilot (uncredited)
Harry Strang ...
Bartender (uncredited)
William Tracy ...
Air Officer (uncredited)
Charles Trowbridge ...
Adm. Crown (uncredited)
Dale Van Sickel ...
Naval Officer (uncredited)
Harlan Warde ...
Executive Officer (uncredited)
Blue Washington ...
Bartender at Officer's Club (uncredited)
Terry Wilson ...
Naval Officer (uncredited)
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Produced by 

James E. Newcom ... associate producer
Charles Schnee ... producer

Music by 

Jeff Alexander

Cinematography by 

Paul Vogel ... director of photography (as Paul C. Vogel)

Film Editing by 

Gene Ruggiero

Art Direction by 

Malcolm Brown
William A. Horning

Set Decoration by 

F. Keogh Gleason ... (as Keogh Gleason)
Edwin B. Willis

Makeup Department 

William Tuttle ... makeup artist

Production Management 

Tom Andre ... unit manager (uncredited)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Wingate Smith ... assistant director

Art Department 

Frank Wesselhoff ... painter (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Wesley C. Miller ... recording supervisor (as Dr. Wesley C. Miller)
James Brock ... sound (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

A. Arnold Gillespie ... special effects
Warren Newcombe ... special effects

Stunts 

Fred Graham ... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Hayward ... stunts (uncredited)
John Hudkins ... stunts (uncredited)
Cliff Lyons ... stunts (uncredited)
Paul Mantz ... aerial stunts (uncredited)
Frank McGrath ... stunts (uncredited)
Bob Morgan ... stunts (uncredited)
Chuck Roberson ... stunt double: John Wayne (uncredited) / stunts (uncredited)
Ronnie Rondell Jr. ... stunts (uncredited)
Paul Stader ... stunts (uncredited)
Dale Van Sickel ... stunts (uncredited)
Jack Williams ... stunts (uncredited)
Terry Wilson ... stunts (uncredited)

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Walter Plunkett ... wardrobe: Miss O'Hara

Editorial Department 

Charles K. Hagedon ... color consultant

Music Department 

Arthur Morton ... orchestrator (uncredited)

Other crew 

John Dale Price ... technical advisor (as Adm. John Dale Price USN [Ret])
John Keye ... technical advisor (uncredited)

Thanks 

Frank Wead ... dedicatee (as Commander Frank 'Spig' Wead)
Crew verified as complete

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