Woking Film Club

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22nd February 2001

The Four Feathers

Director: Merian C. Cooper, Lothar Mendes,

USA, 1929

Run Time: 0 minutes, Certificate: 12,
Genre: Adventure, Drama, Romance, War, Language: English


The second screen version of the tale of cowardice and subsequent heroism in the Sudan is a quirk of cinema history. In production as "talkies" arrived, it has subtitled speeches with background sound effects. Thank goodness that Fay Wray and Richard Arlen are not affected by the dubbing that ruined other late 20's films.

Average score 6.64

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