A millionaire businessman's brain is kept alive after a fatal accident, and communicates clues to a doctor on the trail of the killer.

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Anna Holt
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Dr. Peter Corrie
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Stevenson
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Dr. Frank Shears
Jeremy Spenser ...
Martin Holt
Maxine Audley ...
Marion Fane
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Ella
Siegfried Lowitz ...
Mr. Walters
Hans Nielsen ...
Immerman
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Miles Malleson ...
Dr. Miller
George A. Cooper ...
Thomas Gabler
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Irene Richmond ...
Mrs. Gabler
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INSTRUment OF TERROR! (original U.S. release print ad - mostly caps) See more »

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1964 (USA)  »

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A Dead Man Seeks His Murderer  »

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The character of Thomas Gabler is said to be in his 60s, but was played by a actor in his 40s. See more »

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Remake of Donovan's Brain (1953) See more »

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Undistinguished thriller
6 December 2013 | by (london) – See all my reviews

With a stellar cast of British character actors I was looking forward to seeing this film.Alas I was very disappointed.There are certain similarities to The Scorcerers but they are all invidious.The problem with this film was that it didn't seem to know what it really wanted to be.A thriller or sci fi or mad doctor,and as a result it fell between all of them and quite frankly was both boring and silly.In any event the idea of being able to reclaim the living brain of someone who has died in an aircraft explosion is a bit fantastic.Good to see the likes of Cecil Parker,Miles Malleson and Bernard Lee but otherwise not much else to keep your attention.


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