The Brain Machine (film)

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The Brain Machine
The Brain Machine film poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Ken Hughes
Produced by Alec C. Snowden
Written by Ken Hughes
Starring Maxwell Reed
Elizabeth Allan
Patrick Barr
Russell Napier
Music by Richard Taylor
Cinematography Josef Ambor
Edited by Geoffrey Muller
Distributed by Anglo-Amalgamated (UK)
RKO Radio Pictures (US)
Release date
  • February 1956 (1956-02) (US)[1]
Running time
84 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Brain Machine is a 1956 British thriller film directed by Ken Hughes and starring Maxwell Reed, Elizabeth Allan and Patrick Barr.[2] A husband and wife team of doctors attempt to stop a dangerously unbalanced man from committing a series of crimes.


The film was made at Merton Park Studios in South London by Anglo-Amalgamated. It was released as a co-feature, as part of a double bill.[3]



  1. ^ "The Brain Machine". Retrieved 2 June 2014. 
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  3. ^ Chibnall & McFarlane p.99


  • Chibnall, Steve & McFarlane, Brian. The British 'B' Film. Palgrave MacMillan, 2009.

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