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Frank Wead

Highest Rated: 100% Ceiling Zero (1936)

Lowest Rated: 75% Test Pilot (1938)

Birthday: Not Available

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Before becoming a noted author and screenwriter, Frank W. Wead was a distinguished pilot for the U.S. Navy during WWI and was a key force in strengthening the Navy's air corps with technical innovations. An accident left him paralyzed and ended his military career. Wead's writings almost always centered on war and military life. Director John Ford based the screenplay for The Wings of Eagles (1957) on the writings and life of Frank Wead.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet The Hoodlum Saint Screenwriter 1946
91% They Were Expendable Screenwriter 1945
No Score Yet Destroyer Screenwriter 1943
No Score Yet Dive Bomber Screenwriter 1941
No Score Yet Moon over Burma Screenwriter 1940
89% The Citadel Screenwriter 1938
No Score Yet A Yank at Oxford Screenwriter 1938
75% Test Pilot Screenwriter 1938
No Score Yet Submarine D-1 Screenwriter 1937
100% Ceiling Zero Screenwriter 1936
No Score Yet West Point of the Air Screenwriter 1935
No Score Yet Murder in the Fleet Screenwriter 1935
No Score Yet Air Mail Screenwriter 1932


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