In a Scottish sanitarium, a brilliant research psychiatrist works on a treatment for dementia precox. He falls for his altruistic female lab assistant and they begin a passionate tragic relationship.
Did You Know?
After the success of The Letter
(1940). actor James Stephenson
was promoted to star for his next picture, "Shining Victory". Actor Irving Rapper
was promoted to director on the project. According to Bette Davis
in her biography 'Mother Goddam', "I disguised myself as a nurse and appeared on the set as an extra. Rapper didn't recognize me for the first few takes. I had a ball. Imagine daring to do this today!" See more
The Bonnie Banks O' Loch Lomond
(ca 1745) (uncredited)
Traditional Scottish tune
Incorporated into the score often during the Scottish scenes See more