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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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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Miss Lynn Cherrington
... Geoffrey Leigh
... Wyatt Leigh
... Christopher Leigh
... Rodney Leigh
... Colonel Loring Leigh
... General Torres (as Edward Bromberg)
... Mr. Furnoy
... General Adolfo Arturios Gregario Sebastian
... Capt. Douglas Loveland
... Mr. Martin Cherrington
... Trooper Mulcahay
... Gen. Bryce
... 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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Štirje osvetniki  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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Trivia

The line "I knew a man named Trubshawe..." refers to a lifelong friend of Niven's, a source of references or character names in several of his films. See more »

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

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Remade as Fury at Furnace Creek (1948) See more »

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Londonderry Air (Danny Boy)
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Music (17th century) attributed to Rory Dall O'Cahan
Played on piano by Richard Greene
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A little too much of Loretta Young
7 August 1999 | by 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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