(novel "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest")
"Sea Lion: A Story of the Sea Cliff People".
2 Biographical Movies |
1 Portrayal |
3 Articles |
Did You Know?
[on not being mentioned as author of 'One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest', when it won the Best Picture award] Oscar night should have been one of the great days of my life, like my wedding. I really love movies. When they can be turned around to break your heart like this, well, it's like something you never thought would happen.
In 1959 he volunteered for drug experiments at a hospital in Menlo Park, California, where he worked in the psychiatric ward. That served as his inspiration for "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest". He was not, as many have come to believe, a patient in the ward when he volunteered for those experiments. He worked there as an attendant.