Donovan's Brain

Directed by Felix E. Feist

Year: 1953
Running Time: 83
Color Type: B&W
Aspect Ratio: 1.37:1
Country: U.S.
Language: English
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Donovan's Brain

Cast
Lew Ayres
Gene Evans
Nancy Reagan
Steve Brodie

Crew
Directed by Felix E. Feist


Newly Remastered in HD! This Brain Has Some Ideas Of Its Own! Prepare to be scared senseless with this shocking horror-fest that's bursting with startling special effects. Lew Ayers (All Quiet on the Western Front) stars with Gene Evans (The Steel Helmet), Steve Brodie (Out of the Past) and future first lady Nancy Reagan Davis (Hellcats of the Navy) in this terrifying film experience that'll blow your brain and fry your mind. Dr. Patrick Corey (Ayres) has a hideous hobby - he keeps brains alive! So when the brain of dead murderer W.H. Donovan falls into his possession, bringing him back to life becomes his obsession. But the cunning cranium has its own agenda - to control the doctor's mind through telepathic messages! Now, Cory's wife (Davis) must put a stop to the devious brain before it destroys the man she loves - and her in the process! Directed by Felix E. Feist (The Big Trees) and beautifully shot in glorious black-and-white by the great Joseph F. Biroc (It s a Wonderful Life).

Reviews

"Directed by B-movie veteran Felix E. Feist, the film is a cult favorite." **1/2 Video Librarian

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