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The Flying Fleet


Flying Fleet was one of the first script-writing efforts of Lt. Commander Frank "Spig" Wead, who came to Hollywood after the crippling accident that ended his naval career (Wead's life story was later romanticized in the 1957 [[Performer~P208413~John Ford~johnford]] picture [[Feature~V54799~The Wings of Eagles~thewingsofeagles]]). Evidently, Wead's favorite story involved two military men who have a falling out over a beautiful woman. In this instance, six U.S. Naval Academy graduates argue over "dames...more