- Rated: Not Rated
- Run Time: 1 hours, 50 minutes
- Video: Color
- Encoding: Region 1 (USA & Canada)
- Released: May 22, 2007
- Originally Released: 1957
- Label: Warner Home Video
- Aspect Ratio: Full Frame - 1.33
- Aspect Ratio: Widescreen - 1.85
Performers, Cast and Crew:
USA Today - 05/25/1990
"...An oddity beloved by admirers of the remarkable Ford/Wayne collection..."
This biographical film chronicles Commander Frank W. "Spig" Wead's naval history--including his macho adventures, playful hijinks and escapades, and his public relations efforts on behalf of the armed services--while also dramatizing the hardships Wead endured after falling down a staircase and injuring his spine.
Personal Triumph |
Theatrical Release |
World War II
- Color by Metrocolor.
- Technical Adviser: Adm. John Dale Price.
- Commander Frank W. Wead and director John Ford were close friends, who also collaborated on the film "They Were Expendable."