The Brain (1962 film)

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The Brain
Movie poster
Directed by Freddie Francis
Produced by Artur Brauner
Raymond Stross
Written by Robert Stewart
Philip Mackie
Based on Donovan's Brain 
by Curt Siodmak
Starring Anne Heywood
Peter van Eyck
Cecil Parker
Bernard Lee
Music by Kenneth V. Jones
Cinematography Robert Huke
Edited by Oswald Hafenrichter
Central Cinema Company Film / Raymond Stross Productions
Distributed by Europa-Filmverleih AG (1962) West Germany
Governor Films (1964) USA
Release dates
Germany 1962
USA 1964
Running time
84 Minutes German, 83 minutes US
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Brain is a 1962 film directed by Freddie Francis. It stars Anne Heywood and Peter van Eyck.[1] A UK-West German production (also released as "Ein Toter sucht seinen Mörder") The Brain differs from earlier film versions of the Curt Siodmak novel Donovan's Brain: in this remake, the dead man seeks his own murderer, through contact with the doctor keeping his brain alive.[2]



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