"The Last Will and Testament of Tom Smith" (1943)
In this gripping and dramatic portrayal of a US prisoner awaiting his execution in a Japanese prison camp, actor George Reeves plays Tom Smith, a pilot reflecting on his life back home as he writes his last will and testament. This powerful short also stars Lionel Barrymore as Tom's patriotic grandfather.
This war short film contains language and cultural references that might be considered inappropriate to a contemporary audience. Please consider the historical circumstances that influenced its creation.