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

Overview
Works: 80 works in 136 publications in 2 languages and 2,285 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  History  Motion picture plays  Juvenile works  Fiction  Film and video adaptations  War films 
Roles: Author of screenplay, Author, Scenarist, Conceptor, Writer of accompanying material, Bibliographic antecedent, Librettist
Classifications: PN1997.W56, 791.4372
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Most widely held works about Frank W Wead
 
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Most widely held works by Frank W Wead
They were expendable by John Ford( Visual )

12 editions published between 1945 and 2014 in English and held by 617 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the early days of World War II, the Japanese navy pressed relentlessly into the Philippines. Two American skippers are determined to prove that their small PT boats can be shaped into an effective battle fleet against the larger Japanese cruisers
The wings of eagles by John Ford( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2007 in English and held by 484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Naval Commander Frank "Spig" Wead - from his first solo flight that ends in the admiral's swimming pool to his assignment as commander aboard an aircraft carrier in World War II
Dive bomber by Frank W Wead( Visual )

9 editions published between 1941 and 2007 in English and held by 216 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
The citadel by King Vidor( Visual )

6 editions published between 1938 and 2010 in English and held by 206 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Andrew, a young physician, starts out with high ideals and determination to help humanity. When Welsh miners object to his research to prevent tuberculosis in the community, he goes to London, gets in with a group of rich doctors who brush aside medical ethics in their chase for money. Snapped out of his new surroundings by a bungling operation on his best friend, Andrew discards the shams of money for his original ideals
Gales, ice and men, a biography of the steam barkentine Bear by Frank W Wead( Book )

4 editions published between 1937 and 1938 in English and held by 159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

John Wayne collection by WAY( Visual )

2 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 91 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
Ceiling zero; a play in three acts by Frank W Wead( Book )

5 editions published between 1935 and 1936 in English and held by 90 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wings for men by Frank W Wead( Book )

2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 75 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

History of aviation. Airplane details by Frank W Wead( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Destroyer( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 21 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
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( Visual )

3 editions published between 1936 and 2000 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A rugged tale of camaraderie, valor, loss, and redemption; the story of Dizzy Davis, a womanizing elite pilot whos actions force him to rediscover his heroism and humanity
Dark canyon, a novel by W. L River( Book )

1 edition published in 1935 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Types of aircraft and materials by Frank W Wead( Book )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Our greatest story-teller; the story of talking pictures by Frank W Wead( Book )

1 edition published in 1936 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Airplane parts and maintenance by Frank W Wead( Book )

1 edition published in 1931 in English and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

China clipper( Visual )

1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An airway bridge across the Pacific! Pat O'Brien, Humphrey Bogart and Ross Alexander in a tale of the seaplane that made the dream of trans-Pacific commercial flight a reality
 
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Alternative Names
Wead, F. W. 1895-1947

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

Wead, Spig 1895-1947

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Ceiling zero