The Four Feathers
The Four Feathers (1939)

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… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: August 3, 1939
DVD Release Date: April 19, 2005
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

The rousing yarn is a classic British imperialist adventure story.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Best version of the classic tale.

Rob Vaux
Flipside Movie Emporium

Exceptionally well-made swashbuckling, though its ethos is appalingly outdated.

Bob Bloom
Journal and Courier (Lafayette, IN)

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

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