Agents West and Gordon are guarding a museum containing the famous Herzberg jewels but someone still manages to steal the gems. Afterwards, a famous painting of Western scene is removed from the museum by its wealthy rancher-owner. Gordon becomes suspicious and notifies West who discovers that the rancher is partners with Miguelito Loveless, the evil inventor-doctor. Written by
Did You Know?
Surrealism is a movement that began in the 1920s, expressed in many different forms including literature, art, music, photography, film and theater. It is characterized by apparent paradoxes and conflicts between perceived and actual reality. Among the most famous of the surrealists were painters René Magritte
and Salvador Dalí
and photographers Man Ray
and Ralph Meatyard. Surrealism is also considered to have been on strong influence on animated cartoons, The Beatles
, Bob Dylan
and many others. Its influence on popular culture has declined since the 1960s saw the death of a number of the movement's major figures. Dr. Loveless' brand of surrealism here anticipated the artistic movement by about fifty years. The word "surrealism" first appeared in English in 1925. See more
I thought you were dead.
Dr. Miguelito Loveless
Oh, no, Mr. West! I'm afraid I shall never die. Death is too ordinary. The humiliation would kill me.
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