|The Man Without a Country (1937)
Run time: Approved | 21 min | Drama, Short | 27 November 1937 (USA)
Director: Crane Wilbur
Writers: Forrest Barnes, Edward Everett Hale
Stars: John Litel, Gloria Holden, Ted Osborne
Based on a story by Edward Everett Hale and set in the early 19th Century in the United States. A young US Army lieutenant is tried for treason because of his friendship with the politician Aaron Burr. He angrily denounces the United States, is sentenced to lifelong exile on board a series of US Navy ships, and is never allowed to set foot on shore again. The film was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Short Subject (Colour).