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Prophet Without Honor (1939)

Approved  |   |  Short, Biography, Drama  |  20 May 1939 (USA)
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This is the story of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873), an American Naval officer, who developed the first maps that charted the oceans' winds and currents.

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This is the story of Matthew Fontaine Maury (1806-1873), an American Naval officer, who developed the first maps that charted the oceans' winds and currents. Written by David Glagovsky <dglagovsky@prodigy.net>

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Nominated 1939 Best Short Subject

Amazing and true story of young US Navy officer in 1825 after injury caused him to become desk bound discovered and charted wind and ocean currents, also planned Panama canal, and father of modern weather map. His work was largely forgotten because he chose to support the South during Civil War and was branded a traitor.


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