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Wead, Frank W. (Frank Wilber) 1895-1947

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Scenes for student actors; dramatic selections from new plays by Frances Cosgrove( Book )

in English and held by 804 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They Were Expendable by John Ford( Visual )

20 editions published between 1945 and 2016 in English and held by 703 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were expendable: Two PT-boat skippers defend the Philippines and give the U.S. war effort time to regroup after the crippling losses at Pearl Harbor. Flying Leathernecks: An embattled Marine fighter squadron VMF 247 at Guadalcanal is led by John Wayne and campaigning to coordinate ground combat with low-flying aerial sorties
The wings of eagles by John Ford( Visual )

5 editions published between 1997 and 2015 in English and held by 538 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Cmdr. Frank 'Spig' Wead was a pioneer aviator, renowned screenwriter (whose works included John Ford's They Were Expendable) and a man of war. The skies beckoned Spig to action; a crippling injury ultimately left him powerless to act, propelling him to discover the power of his pen. He was talented, driven, flawed, and a friend of Ford's--and the subject of this compassionate biography"--Container
Dive bomber by Frank W Wead( Visual )

10 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A new flight surgeon and a Navy pilot overcome personal differences to work on solving the problem of altitude sickness which causes blackouts at high altitude. The real stars of the film are the pre-World War II Navy aircraft as well as the USS Enterprise featured in full color
Gales, ice and men, a biography of the steam barkentine Bear by Frank W Wead( Book )

6 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in English and held by 155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The citadel( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2013 in Spanish and English and held by 121 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young doctor in a Welsh mining village runs up against the medical establishment when he tries to explore the cause of a cough disabling miners; he abandons his humanitarian goals for a London practice
John Wayne collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were expendable: Two PT-boat skippers defend the Philippines and give the U.S. war effort time to regroup after the crippling losses at Pearl Harbor. Flying Leathernecks: An embattled Marine fighter squadron VMF 247 at Guadalcanal is led by John Wayne and campaigning to coordinate ground combat with low-flying aerial sorties
The citadel by A. J Cronin( Visual )

3 editions published between 1938 and 1987 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A young doctor in a Welsh mining village runs up against the medical esablishment when he tries to explore the cause of a cough disabling miners; he abandons his humanitarian goals for a London practice
Ceiling zero; a play in three acts by Frank W Wead( Book )

3 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wings for men by Frank W Wead( Book )

3 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 71 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The beginning or the end( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documdrama detailing the research, development, and deployment of the first atomic bomb and the bombing of Hiroshima
John Wayne collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 34 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

They were expendable: Two PT-boat skippers defend the Philippines and give the U.S. war effort time to regroup after the crippling losses at Pearl Harbor. Flying Leathernecks: An embattled Marine fighter squadron VMF 247 at Guadalcanal is led by John Wayne and campaigning to coordinate ground combat with low-flying aerial sorties
Destroyer( Visual )

2 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 33 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Steve Boleslavski is a re-enlisted veteran sailor whose seniority displaces the younger Mickey Donohue as Chief Boatswain's Mate onboard a World War II Naval vessel. The hard-driving, perfectionist old sailor wins few friends among the younger crew, but he has the support of his Commander. Steve and Mickey have additional reasons to be suspicious of each other when Mickey falls for Steve's daughter
History of aviation. Airplane details by Frank W Wead( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Turner Classic Movies greatest classic legends film collection( Visual )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Hunchback of Notre Dame: A deformed bell ringer at Notre Dame cathedral in late 15th century France rescues a gypsy girl from the evil intentions of her guardian. Dance, girl, dance: Bubbles loves to dance. But she also likes to eat. Her friend Judy may choose to suffer for her art, but not Bubbles. She swaps her ballet shoes for a G-string-- and turns patrons' fantasies into dollars as burlesque sensation Tiger Lily White. The Spanish main: Laurent Van Horn, a Dutch sea captain, is shipwrecked on the coast of Cartagena, a Spanish-held island. Sentenced to be hanged, Van Horn and his crew escape from jail and take up piracy as revenge against Spain. Soon afterward, they capture a ship carrying Francesca, the fiance of Cartagena's corrupt governor Don Alvarado. Van Horn vengefully forces Francesca to marry him instead, which causes dissension at the Pirate colony of Tortuga. The wings of eagles: Cmdr. Frank 'Spig' Wead was a pioneer aviator, renowned screenwriter (whose works included John Ford's They Were Expendable) and a man of war. The skies beckoned Spig to action; a crippling injury ultimately left him powerless to act, propelling him to discover the power of his pen
Dirigible by Frank A Andrews( Book )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Practical flying and meteorology by Frank W Wead( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 19 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ceiling zero (1936) : shooting script by Frank W Wead( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wings of eagles (1957) : shooting script by Frank Fenton( )

1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dive bomber (1941) : shooting script by Frank W Wead( )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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They Were Expendable
Alternative Names
Frank Wead Amerikaans scenarioschrijver (1895-1947)

Frank Wead amerikansk manusforfattar

Frank Wead amerikansk manusförfattare

Frank Wead amerikansk manusforfatter

Frank Wead amerikansk manuskriptforfatter

Frank Wead US-amerikanischer Marineflieger, Autor und Drehbuchautor

Wead, F. W. 1895-1947

Wead, F. W. (Frank Wilber), 1895-1947

Wead, Spig 1895-1947

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