Synopsis by Hal Erickson
"Inspired" by the patriotic George M. Cohan tune of the same name, Over There begins as the healthy young hero refuses to enlist upon the outbreak of WWI. Ostracized by his fiancee -- and everyone else, for that matter -- the young "slacker" eventually works up the courage to don a uniform and heads for the battlefields of France. The rest of the film is a blatant copy of the old A.E.W. Mason adventure novel The Four Feathers, blood-stained white feathers and all. This wholesale literary "borrowing" was all the more audacious in that neither the source novel nor its author was listed in the film's credits.