The Man Without a Country (1937 film)

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The Man Without a Country
Directed by Crane Wilbur
Written by Edward Everett Hale
Forrest Barnes
Starring John Litel
Gloria Holden
Cinematography Allen M. Davey
Edited by Benjamin Liss
Distributed by Warner Brothers
Release dates
  • November 27, 1937 (1937-11-27)
Running time
21 minutes
Country United States
Language English

The Man Without a Country is a 1937 American short drama film directed by Crane Wilbur in Technicolor. It was nominated for an Academy Award in 1937 for Best Short Subject (Color).[1][2] It is a remake of the 1917 film of the same name, based on the story by Edward Everett Hale. Actor Holmes Herbert appeared in both versions. A 1925 Fox film based on the story and directed by Rowland V. Lee is considered to be lost.

This film is preserved in the Library of Congress.[3]



  1. ^ "The 10th Academy Awards (1938) Nominees and Winners". Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-09. 
  2. ^ "New York Times: The Man Without a Country". NY Times. Retrieved 2008-06-01. 
  3. ^ Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress by The American Film Institute,c.1978

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