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Four Feathers, The (1939) -- (Movie Clip) To Be A Soldier And A Coward

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    Four Feathers, The (1939) -- (Movie Clip) To Be A Soldier And A Coward

    Englishman Harry (John Clements), resigned from his army commission, confides to Dr. Sutton (Frederick Culley) that he believes his former comrades were correct to send him feathers signifying his cowardice, in Zoltan Korda's definitive 1939 version of A.E.W. Mason's novel, The Four Feathers.

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