The Four Feathers

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A disgraced officer risks his life to help his childhood friends in battle.

  1. A.E.W. Mason


  2. R.C. Sherriff


  3. Zoltan Korda


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  1. John Laurie

    John Laurie


  2. John Clements

    John Clements

    Harry Faversham

  3. Ralph Richardson

    Ralph Richardson

    John Durrance

  4. June Duprez

    June Duprez

    Ethne Burroughs

  5. Allan Jeayes

    Allan Jeayes

    General Faversham

  6. Jack Allen

    Jack Allen

    Lieutenant Willoughby

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Status Released

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 9m

Budget -

Revenue -

Homepage -

Release Information

  • April 20, 1939
    NR, Theatrical



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A review by John Chard

By John Chard

I have been a coward – and I wasn’t happy.

The best cinematic treatment of A.E.W. Mason’s novel is here, a rousing and moving tale of a military man who is branded as a coward by those closest to him. Receiving four feathers as a sign of cowardice, Howard Faversham is inspired to go redeem himself in the eyes of his peers during the Mahdist War 1895.

Zoltan Korda throws everything but the “Kitchener” sink at the production.

1939 was a stellar year for cinema, arguably the greatest ever. Action/Adventure film fans were treated royally this year, with the likes of Beau Geste, Gunga Din a... read the rest.

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