SummaryFollows the travails of a young British officer who resigns his post on the eve of being deployed to Khartoum during the Mahdist War. Accused of being a coward, he fights to redeem himself in the eyes of his fellow officers and fiancée.
|Series||Criterion collection ; 583.|
Mason, A. E. W.
-- (Alfred Edward Woodley),
-- Film adaptations.
Soldiers -- Great Britain -- 19th century -- Drama.
Cowardice -- Drama.
Sudan -- History -- 1881-1899 -- Drama.
Action and adventure films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
|Publisher|| [Irvington, N.Y.?] :Criterion Collection,2011
|Other Titles|| Four feathers.
Korda, Alexander, Sir, 1893-1956.
Sherriff, R. C. (Robert Cedric), 1896-1975.
Clements, John, 1910-1988.
Richardson, Ralph, Sir, 1902-1983.
Smith, C. Aubrey (Charles Aubrey), 1863-1948.
Duprez, June, 1918-1984.
Jeayes, Allan, 1885-1963.
Allen, Jack, 1907-1995.
Gray, Donald, 1914-1978.
Culley, Frederick, 1879-1942.
Rózsa, Miklós, 1907-1995.
Wimperis, Arthur, 1874-1953.
Biró, Lajos, 1880-1948.
Mason, A. E. W. (Alfred Edward Woodley), 1865-1948. Four feathers.
Criterion Collection (Firm)
John Clements, Ralph Richardson, C. Aubrey Smith, June Duprez, Allan Jeayes, Jack Allen, Donald Gray, Frederick Culley.
Set design, Vincent Korda ; cinematographers, Georges Périnal, Osmond Borradaile ; additional dialogue by Lajos Biro and Arthur Wimperis ; editor, Henry Cornelius ; music, Miklós Rózsa.
With optional English subtitles for the deaf and hearing impaired (SDH).
Title from container.
Originally released as a motion picture in 1939.
Based on the novel by A. E. W. Masons.
Special features include: audio commentary by film historian Charles Drazin; video 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.
DVD; NTSC; region 1; full screen (1.37:1) presentation; Dolby digital mono.
1 videodisc (115 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.