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The Wings of Eagles (1957) Poster

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John Dodge: I don't want a story just about ships and planes. I want it about the men who run them - how they live and think and talk. I want it from a pen dipped in salt water, not dry martinis.

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'Jughead' Carson: [the General has just given him some whiskey for Spig] Well, thank you sir!

'Jughead' Carson: [he chugs it and throws it behind the mirror] They can make better booze in a bathtub!

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Frank W. 'Spig' Wead: [while trying to regain nerve control of his toes in the hospital] I'm gonna move that toe!

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Min Wead: I'm not going

Frank W. 'Spig' Wead: Stay broke and keep moving that the story of our lives.

Min Wead: Spig you got two daughters and they lived in seven different houses and seven seven states and seven different years back and forth across the country and out of it too. Well, I'm just not going to move them anymore.

Frank W. 'Spig' Wead: Well, Have a Drink

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Min Wead: Why don't you!

Frank W. 'Spig' Wead: Alright, I been thinking what a heel I been about you and my own kids, I do something I go all the way, living, gambling, flying, tap myself out I guess that what I wanted to be. Maybe way I am.

Min Wead: Star spangled Spad damn the marguritte and full speed ahead and don't give up the ship.

Frank W. 'Spig' Wead: Have a drink, Listen Min I'm trying to say I been a fool, first grade gold brand

Min Wead: So Have I!

Frank W. 'Spig' Wead: [Grabs her] Okay, Let change it, lets grow up before our kids do

Min Wead: We better hurry up.

[They kiss passionate]

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Min Wead: [Phones rings while their cuddling] Let it ring

Frank W. 'Spig' Wead: Why not, It probably just Washington, oh I forgot, you know you're in the arms of a new Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy.

Min Wead: Star Spangled Spig

Frank W. 'Spig' Wead: And a squad leader

Min Wead: All I know is I'm in the arms with a fellow name Spig that I'm nuts about. Hey! How about getting back to your necking with a little more enthusiasm.

Frank W. 'Spig' Wead: Right!

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