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Four Men and a Prayer (1938)

Not Rated | | Adventure, Mystery | 29 April 1938 (USA)
The sons of a disgraced British officer try to clear his name.

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Geoffrey Leigh
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Wyatt Leigh
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Christopher Leigh
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Col. Loring Leigh
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Gen. Torres
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Rodney Leigh
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General Adolfo Arturios Gregario Sebastian
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Mr. Furnoy
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Capt. Douglas Loveland
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Mr. Martin Cherrington
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Trooper Mulcahay
Claude King ...
Gen. Bryce
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Piper
Frank Dawson ...
Manders
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Colonel Loring Leigh, British Indian Army, appears to have issued an order that cost 90 lives. Cashiered, he returns home, tells his sons of a conspiracy by an arms syndicate to supply the rebels...then is found dead, an apparent suicide. To clear their father, the four sons must globetrot in a hazardous search for evidence, closely followed by Geoffrey's sweetheart Lynn Cherrington. Written by Rod Crawford <puffinus@u.washington.edu>

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Adventure | Mystery

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Štirje osvetniki  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Once when director John Ford called Loretta Young to the set, the actress refused to leave her trailer until she was happy with her hair. After waiting for her for a while, Ford and several grips went to her trailer and began shaking and rocking it until she came out. See more »

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Manders, the butler, is listed as Mullins in the credits. See more »

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Referenced in 20th Century Fox Promotional Film (1936) See more »

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Played on a player piano in a Jerishtawbi bar
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A little too much of Loretta Young
7 August 1999 | by (West Virginia) – See all my reviews

This movie was a well written adventure and suspense yarn with a very distinguished cast. However, I feel that the character played by Loretta Young was overemphasized. From the moment that she first enters the story she is in virtually every scene. After awhile it got a bit distracting. She played one of those "won't take no for an answer" types who always gets her way. Despite this annoying characterization, overall i enjoyed the film.


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