Main title from The Four Feathers (1939) (3)  Photographed in Technicolor

The Four Feathers

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| | UK | Adventure, Drama, Romance, War | 2h 9min
Stars: John Clements, Ralph Richardson, C Aubrey Smith

During the Sudan campaign of the 1890s, a stay-at-home receives four white feathers as a symbol of cowardice; but he goes undercover, becomes a hero and rescues his best friend

Cast (17)

Main title from Train of Events (1949) featuring John Clements
Harry Faversham
British stage and screen actor, Ralph Richardson
Capt John Durrance
C Aubrey Smith
General Burroughs
June Duprez
Ethne Burroughs
Allan Jeayes
General Faversham
Jack Allen
Lieutenant Willoughby
Donald Gray
Peter Burroughs
Frederick Culley
Dr Sutton
Clive Baxter
Young Harry Faversham
Robert Rendel
Colonel
Archibald Batty
Adjutant
Derek Elphinstone
Lieutenant Parker
Hal Walters
Joe
Norman Pierce
Sergeant Brown
Henry Oscar
Dr Harraz
John Laurie
The Khalifa
Amid Taftazani
Karaga Pasha
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Screening soon at BFI Southbank

Ralph Richardson (as Capt John Durrance) and June Duprez (as Ethne Burroughs) in a colour photograph from The Four Feathers (1939) (1)
The Four Feathers + intro by Dr Emma Sandon
30th January at 6.05pm in NFT2
Book tickets from the BFI

Director

Zoltan Korda

Producer

Alexander Korda

Writer

(screen play)

Film Footage

Colour

UK Release

4th September, 1939

Production Company


London Film Productions

Pictures (19)

Ralph Richardson (as Capt John Durrance) and June Duprez (as Ethne Burroughs) in a colour photograph from The Four Feathers (1939) (1)
The Four Feathers (1939) photograph (1) | Richardson, Duprez
Main title from The Four Feathers (1939) (18)  ‘In 1885 the rebellious army of cruel dervishes enslaved and killed many thousands of defenceless natives in the Sudan then laid siege to Khartoum  The scanty garrison’s heroic commander General Gordon, appealed for help from England – but no help reached him’
The Four Feathers (1939) opening credits (18)
Main title from The Four Feathers (1939) (17)  Distributed by United Artists
The Four Feathers (1939) opening credits (17)
Main title from The Four Feathers (1939) (16)  Henry Oscar John Laurie, Amid Taftazani
The Four Feathers (1939) opening credits (16)
Main title from The Four Feathers (1939) (15)  Robert Rendel Archibald Batty, Derek Elphinstone, Hal Walters, Norman Pierce
The Four Feathers (1939) opening credits (15)
Main title from The Four Feathers (1939) (14)  Allan Jeayes Jack Allen, Donald Gray, Frederick Culley, Clive Baxter
The Four Feathers (1939) opening credits (14)
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The Four Feathers (1939) opening credits (13)
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The Four Feathers (1939) opening credits (12)
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The Four Feathers (1939) opening credits (11)
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The Four Feathers (1939) opening credits (10)
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The Four Feathers (1939) opening credits (9)
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The Four Feathers (1939) opening credits (8)
Main title from The Four Feathers (1939) (7)  With John Clements Ralph Richardson, C Aubrey Smith, June Duprez
The Four Feathers (1939) opening credits (7)
Main title from The Four Feathers (1939) (6)  Directed by Zoltan Korda
The Four Feathers (1939) opening credits (6)
Main title from The Four Feathers (1939) (5)  Screen Play by R C Sherriff
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Main title from The Four Feathers (1939) (4)  By A E W Mason
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Main title from The Four Feathers (1939) (3)  Photographed in Technicolor
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Main title from The Four Feathers (1939) (2)  Alexander Korda presents
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Main title from The Four Feathers (1939) (1)  Janus Films
The Four Feathers (1939) opening credits (1)

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