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  1. "The Four Feathers" is a 2002 action drama film directed by Shekhar Kapur, starring Heath Ledger, Wes Bentley, Djimon Hounsou and Kate Hudson. Set during the British Army's Gordon Relief Expedition in Sudan, it tells the story of a young man accused of cowardice.
  2. "The Four Feathers" is a 1939 Technicolor adventure film directed by Zoltan Korda, starring John Clements, Ralph Richardson, June Duprez, C. Aubrey Smith. Set during the reign of Queen Victoria, it tells the story of a man accused of cowardice. The fourth film adaptation of the 1902 novel of the same name by A.E.W. Mason, it was the first fully sound one.
  3. "The Four Feathers" a.k.a. "Four Feathers" is a silent film adaptation of A. E. W. Mason's 1902 novel The Four Feathers.
  4. "The Four Feathers" is a 1929 American war film directed by Merian C. Cooper and starring Fay Wray. The picture has the distinction of being one of the last major Hollywood pictures of the silent era. It was also released by Paramount Pictures in a version with a Movietone soundtrack with music and sound effects only. The film is the third of numerous film versions of the 1902 novel The Four Feathers written by A. E. W. Mason, and the cast features Richard Arlen, Clive Brook, William Powell and Noah Beery, Sr.
  5. "The Four Feathers" is a 1977 British television film adaptation of the classic novel The Four Feathers by novelist A.E.W. Mason. Directed by Don Sharp, this version starred Beau Bridges, Robert Powell, Simon Ward and Jane Seymour, and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award. It follows the novel almost exactly, and response to the film was very positive.
  6. "The Four Feathers" is a 1921 British silent war film directed by René Plaissetty and starring Harry Ham, Mary Massart and Henry Vibart. The film is an adaptation of A. E. W. Mason's 1902 novel of the same name. The film was made by Stoll Pictures, at the time the largest British film studio. It was the second film version of the story, following a 1915 American film. The film was shot on location in North Africa. It was reasonably successful on its release.


  1. "The Four Feathers" is a 1902 adventure novel by British writer A. E. W. Mason that has inspired many films of the same title. In December 1901, Cornhill Magazine announced the title as one of two new serial stories to be published in the forthcoming year. Against the background of the Mahdist War, young Faversham disgraces himself by quitting the army, which friends perceive as cowardice, symbolized by the four white feathers they give him. He redeems himself, feather by feather, with acts of physical courage to save his friends. He also wins back the heart of the woman he loves.
    • language: English Language
    • characters:
      • Harry Faversham
      • Captain Jack Durrance
      • William Trench
      • Lieutenant Sutch
      • Ethne Eustace
    • genre: Adventure fiction
    • subject: Battle of Omdurman
    • copyright: 1902
    • released in (114 years ago)
  2. "The Four Feathers" is a book by Anthony Hope.


"The Four Feathers" is a musical album of James Horner, soundtrack.

  • also known as The Four Feathers Soundtrack
  • released on (13 years ago)

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Google previewThe New Biographical Dictionary of Film (2014)

by David Thomson

The Four Feathers (39, Z. Korda): The Thief of Bagdad (40, Tim Whelan, Ludwig Berger, and Michael Powell)—perhaps the best, and the most influential. The Jungle Book (42. Z. Korda); Anna Karenina (48. julien Duvivier); The ...

Google previewLibrary of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern: Bio-graphical dictionary (1902)

< The Four Feathers ' (1902). Mason ...

Google previewWarner's Dictionary of Authors Ancient and Modern (1910)

by Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George Henry Warner

< The Four Feathers > (1902). Mason ...

Google previewA Biographical Dictionary of Silent Film Western Actors and Actresses (2002)

by George A. Katchmer

George Pearce, Leo Pierson, Harry Rattenberry The Forward Pass Lane Chandler, Floyd Shackelford The Fountainhead Leo White The Four Bit Man Josephine Hill Four Devils Nancy Drexel, Dawn O'Day The Four Feathers Noah Beery, Sr.

Google previewBiographical Dictionary and Synopsis of Books (1902)

Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner

The Four Feathers, by A. E. W. Mason.

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