The Four Feathers
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This was the first sound production of A.E.W. Mason's classic adventure novel, which was brought to the screen three times in the silent era. Harry Faversham (John Clements) is the son of a military man who expects his son to follow in his footsteps on the fields of battle. Gen. Burroughs (C. Aubrey Smith), the father of Faversham's sweetheart, Ethne (June Duprez), was also a hero in the Crimean War, and he often regales Harry with tales of his exploits under fire. However, Harry is not so sure he believes in the family's tradition of military service and resigns his commission in… More

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"The rousing yarn is a classic British imperialist adventure story."
‑ Dennis Schwartz, Ozus' World Movie Reviews
"Best version of the classic tale."
‑ Ken Hanke, Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)
"Exceptionally well-made swashbuckling, though its ethos is appalingly outdated."
‑ Rob Vaux, Flipside Movie Emporium
"One of the great adventure films of all times, with Clements doing his best stiff upper lip heroics to redeem himself in the eyes of his friends and the girl he loves. Richardson is wonderful and touching as the officer gone blind whose honor and compassi"
‑ Bob Bloom, Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)
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