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Still shot from the movie: The Four Feathers (1939).

The Four Feathers (1939)

Descending from a long line of exemplary servicemen, a sensitive lad with a penchant for poetry knows he is a disappointment to the family's good name. Get the movie review and more. »


Overall: B
Violence: C+
Sexual Content: A-
Language: A-
Drugs/Alcohol: C
Run Time: 130
Theater Release: 03 Aug 1939
Video Release: 11 Oct 2011
MPAA Rating: Not Rated
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For other tales of personal courage, see One Against the Wind, the story of a woman who helps allied soldiers escape from occupied France during WW2, or The Mighty, a tale of an unlikely friendship that helps repair a young man’s damaged self esteem. You can also check a newer film adaptation of The Four Feathers from 2002.

Home Video Extra Features

Home Video Notes: The Four Feathers (1939)

Release Date: 11 October 2011

The 1939 version of The Four Feathers releases on Blu-ray on October 11, 2011. Bonus extras include:

- Audio commentary by film historian Charles Drazin

- A Day at Denham: A short film from 1939 featuring footage of Zoltán Korda on the set of The Four Feathers

- Trailer

- Booklet featuring an essay by critic Michael Sragow

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