Donovan’s Brain

Hollywood Classics Collection

Oscar nominated Lew Ayres stars as the genius brain specialist Dr Patrick Cory. Directed by Felix E. Feist, this is the second adaptation of the 1942 cult classic Curt Siodmak novel, also
starring Gene Evans and Steve Brodie.

Cat. No: 163466
Barcode: 5019322634669
Run Time: 83 mins
Discs: 1
Cert: PG
Format: DVD
Release Date: 23rd February 2015

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When the doctor is called to the scene of a fatal accident, he manages to extract the brain of a dying patient, keeping it alive through electrodes and his own special solution.

Before long the brain – which belonged to a sinister, wealthy industrialist named Donovan – begins to exert an uncanny dominance over the once kindly scientist. Dr Cory adopts Donovan’s aggressive and paranoid personality and is compelled to carry out the brain’s increasingly violent demands.

When the doctor’s wife (Nancy Reagan) stands in the way of Donovan’s evil bidding, what will the brain make him do next?