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Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake (1942) was a Adventure - Drama Film directed by John Cromwell and produced by Darryl F. Zanuck and William Perlberg.

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Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake (1942).

By Dawn Sample on Oct 4, 2012 From Noir and Chick Flicks

Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake (1942). Adventure film. Director: John Cromwell. Cast: Tyrone Power, Gene Tierney, Elsa Lanchester, John Carradine and Roddy Mc Dowell. This period swashbuckler film is based on the adventure novel Benjamin Blake by Edison Marshall, who also wrote The Vikings... Read full article


Son of Fury: The Story of Benjamin Blake (1942)

By Angela on Apr 11, 2012 From Hollywood Revue

After the death of his parents, Benjamin Blake (Roddy McDowall as a child, Tyrone Power as an adult) goes to live with his kind grandfather.? His father was the Baronet of Breetholm, but Benjamin doesn’t inherit the estate that is rightfully his.? Because of some debate over whether or not Ben... Read full article


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Sir Arthur Blake: How would you like to live with me at Breetham? A gunsmith's forge is no place for a Blake. Plague take me, you have the blood if you were born on the wrong side of the blanket! You'll be brought up as a gentleman.


Sir Arthur Blake: Have you ever fought with your fists, Ben?
Benjamin Blake: Yes.
Sir Arthur Blake: I don't mean vulgar scuffling in the stables. I mean the rules of the prize ring.
Benjamin Blake: No, sir.
Sir Arthur Blake: Take off your coat, and your education will begin.
[as Ben is removing his coat, Sir Arthur suddenly punches him to the ground]
Sir Arthur Blake: Your first lesson - Never be taken unawares!


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Apparently, Tyrone Power portrayed Ben's father in a prologue where he and his wife were done away with by Ben's uncle, but the scene was cut from the film apparently because the studio wanted to add more suspense.
Last film Frances Farmer was in before her arrest in 1942 and jail and psychiatric commitments to various institutions in both California and her home state of Washington that would last until 1950.
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