FORTY THOUSAND HORSEMEN (1941) and TOBACCO ROAD SCREEN TEST (1933 w Henry HULL)

FORTY THOUSAND HORSEMEN (1941) and TOBACCO ROAD SCREEN TEST (1933 w Henry HULL)

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FORTY THOUSAND HORSEMEN (1941) and TOBACCO ROAD SCREEN TEST (1933 w Henry HULL)
 

FORTY THOUSAND HORSEMEN starring Grant Taylor, Chips Rafferty, Pat Twohill and Betty Bryant. Directed by Charles Chauvel. Taking place during the first world war, this film chronicles the adventures of three soldier buddies and Juliet, a wine merchant's daughter, who disguises herself as a boy to escape detection by the German forces. Despite the romance, this pioneering Australian production portrays the exploits of the Anzacs, the famous cavalry force of Australia and New Zealand. Several epic desert battles are re-staged on a truly grand scale!

TOBACCO ROAD SCREEN TEST Henry Hull created the role of Jeeter Lester in the original Broadway production of Tobacco Road and played the part for 233 performances. This rare test, made by MGM in New York, gives us a captivating sample of Hull's portrayal in several scenes. A film version was finally released by Twentieth Century Fox in 1941 under the direction of John Ford (with Charley Grapewin in the Lester role). A unique and fascinating glimpse of what could have been...



Cast:
Grant Taylor, Chips Rafferty, Pat Twohill, Betty Bryant, Henry Hull

Title #451199
Format: DVD-R