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The four feathers

Author: Zoltan KordaAlexander Korda, SirR C SherriffLajos BiróArthur WimperisAll authors
Publisher: [New York] : The Criterion Collection : Janus Films, [2011]
Series: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 583.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Set at the end of the nineteenth century. With cannon fire igniting the North African skies, the British cavalry charges into battle to capture the strategic city of Khartoum. In the midst of the devastating carnage, a horrified officer resigns from his post. But he soon finds his shame is greater than his fear, and he returns to save his honor and the friends he betrayed at any cost.
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Genre/Form: Feature films
Fiction films
War films
Historical films
Action and adventure films
Romance films
Film adaptations
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Historical drama
Drama
Named Person: A E W Mason
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Zoltan Korda; Alexander Korda, Sir; R C Sherriff; Lajos Biró; Arthur Wimperis; Georges Périnal; Osmond Borradaile; Henry Cornelius; Miklós Rózsa; Muir Mathieson; Vincent Korda; John Clements, Sir; Ralph Richardson, Sir; C Aubrey Smith; June Duprez; Allan Jeayes; Jack Allen; Donald Gray; Frederick Culley; Clive Baxter; Robert Rendel; A Batty; Derek Elphinstone; Hal Walters; Norman Pierce; Henry Oscar; John Laurie; Amid Taftazani; A E W Mason; United Artists Corporation.; Janus Films.; Criterion Collection (Firm)
ISBN: 9781604654905 1604654902
OCLC Number: 747732104
Language Note: In English with optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired.
Notes: Adapted from the novel by A. E. W. Masons.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1939.
Special features: Commentary by film historian Charles Drazin; Interview with David Korda, son of Zoltán Korda; "A day at Denham" 1939 short film with footage of Korda on the set of The four feathers; Theatrical trailer. Booklet: "Breaking the British square" essay by Michael Sragow.
Credits: Cinematographers, Georges Périnal, Osmond Borradaile ; film editor, Henry Cornelius ; musical score, Miklós Rózsa ; musical director, Muir Mathieson ; additional dialogue by Lajos Biro and Arthur Wimperis ; settings, Vincent Korda ; costumes, Godfrey Brennan, Rene Hubert.
Cast: John Clements, Ralph Richardson, C. Aubrey Smith, June Duprez, Allan Jeayes, Jack Allen, Donald Gray, Frederick Culley, Clive Baxter, Robert Rendel, Archibald Batty, Derek Elphinstone, Hal Walters, Norman Pierce, Henry Oscar, John Laurie, Amid Taftazani.
Target Audience: Not rated.
Description: 1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD; NTSC, region 1; 1.37:1 aspect ratio; Dolby digital mono.
Series Title: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs), 583.
Other Titles: Day at Denham.
Four feathers (Motion picture : 1939)
Responsibility: United Artists ; Alexander Korda presents ; screen play by R.C. Sherriff ; directed by Zoltan Korda ; produced by Alexander Korda.

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Set at the end of the nineteenth century. With cannon fire igniting the North African skies, the British cavalry charges into battle to capture the strategic city of Khartoum. In the midst of the devastating carnage, a horrified officer resigns from his post. But he soon finds his shame is greater than his fear, and he returns to save his honor and the friends he betrayed at any cost.

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