The Man Without a Country (1973)

The Man Without a Country is a 1973 film based on a book of the same name by Edward Everett Hale. The film starred Cliff Robertson as Philip Nolan and Beau Bridges as Frederick Ingham. It was directed by Delbert Mann.

It is the story of American Army lieutenant Philip Nolan, who renounces his country during a trial for treason and is consequently sentenced to spend the rest of his days at sea without so much as a word of news about the United States.


Cliff Robertson as Philip Nolan, Beau Bridges as Frederick Ingham, Peter Strauss as Arthur Danforth, Robert Ryan as Lt. Cmdr. Vaughan, Walter Abel as Col. A.B. Morgan, Geoffrey Holder as Slave on ship, Shepperd Strudwick as Secretary of the Navy, John Cullum as Aaron Burr, Patricia Elliott as Mrs. Graff, Alexander Clark as Capt. Minton, Guy Spaull as Capt. Pendleton, Peter Coffield as Lt. Vinson, Addison Powell as Chief Justice Marshall, Geddeth Smith as Lt. Philips, Laurence Guittard as Lt. Pritchard, Dick Sabol as Lt. Prentiss, Peter Weller as Lt. Fellows, Jimmy Williams as Lt. Benton, Vince Carroll as Capt. Waters and William Myers as Dr. Stannard

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