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Frank Wead

Highest Rated:   89% They Were Expendable (1945)
Lowest Rated:   71% Test Pilot (1938)
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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

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet The Hoodlum Saint
  • Screenwriter
1946
89% They Were Expendable
  • Screenwriter
1945
No Score Yet Destroyer
  • Screenwriter
1943
No Score Yet Dive Bomber
  • Screenwriter
1941
86% The Citadel
  • Screenwriter
1938
No Score Yet A Yank at Oxford
  • Screenwriter
1938
71% Test Pilot
  • Screenwriter
1938
No Score Yet Submarine D-1
  • Screenwriter
1937
No Score Yet Ceiling Zero
  • Screenwriter
1936
No Score Yet Air Mail
  • Screenwriter
1932

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