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They Saved Hitler's Brain (1968)

Not Rated | | Action, Adventure, Sci-Fi | TV Movie 18 August 1968
Nazi madmen preserve Hitler's brain on a small tropical island until the time is right to resurrect him and, along with him, the Third Reich.

Director:

David Bradley

Writers:

Steve Bennett (original story by), Peter Miles (screenplay by) (as Richard Miles)
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Cast

Cast overview:
Walter Stocker Walter Stocker ... Phil Day
Audrey Caire Audrey Caire ... Kathy Coleman 'K.C.' Day
Carlos Rivas ... Camino Padua / Teo Padua
John Holland ... Prof. John Coleman
Marshall Reed ... Frank Dvorak
Scott Peters Scott Peters ... David Garrick
Keith Dahle Keith Dahle ... Tom Sharon
Dani Lynn Dani Lynn ... Suzanne Coleman
Nestor Paiva ... Police Chief Alaniz
Pedro Regas ... Presidente Juan Padua
Bill Freed ... Adolf Hitler
Jerry Riggio Jerry Riggio ... Restaurant Manager
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Storyline

At the end of World War II, Nazi officials spirited the living head of Adolf Hitler out of Germany to a hiding place in the South American country of Mandoras, in order to revive the Third Reich at a later date. By the 1960s these men believed the time had come, so they kidnap a top scientist in order to force him to help keep Hitler alive. Several intelligence agencies find out about the plot and send agents to stop it. Written by frankfob2@yahoo.com

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The most incredible plot to conquer the world!


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Not Rated
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Trivia

Despite claiming a 1968 copyright, the tail lights on the VW Beetle that Toni drives did not come into use until 1973. This supports other commenters that mention a 1970s date for the added footage. See more »

Goofs

As they leave Presidente Padua's compound, Dr. Coleman gets in Phil's car, yet he is shown riding in the other car during the ensuing chase. See more »

Quotes

Phil Day: With a wife like this, who needs a girlfriend?
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Connections

Referenced in The Cinema Snob: The Devil with Hitler (2012) See more »

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Theme from The Devil's Hand
Written by Baker Knight
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Brainless but still entertaining
28 September 2003 | by sol-kaySee all my reviews

It seemed that towards the end of the Second World War the Nazi's not only came up with a game plan to escape from the advancing allies to a South American country named Mandoras to regroup their forces and wait until the time was right to launch their second attempt to take over the world. They had a far more deadlier and sinister plan in how to do it then the use of any Atomic or Hydrogen bomb. The Nazis dreamed up a most intriguing idea of how they can take their leader, Adolf Hitler, along with them by putting his head, well really his brain, in a sealed and vacuumed-packed jar and have it, the brain's, super intelligence direct and guide them to total victory.

You would wonder why his brain? or even his head? why not Hitler's whole body? A movie that has to be seen to be believed with footage taken from two totally different films spliced together to try to make some sense to what the story is all about. With the results of the movie starting out like a porno flick,without any sex, and ending up like a bunch of out-takes of a very bad imitation of "Mission Impossible".

We have Hitler's head popping up all over the movie like some jack-in-the-box giving orders to his Nazi henchmen and evilly smirking every time someone gets beaten, shot or killed by them.

It had to be a miracle of science that they could have Hitler's head severed from his body and not only live but be able to communicate with them and instruct them on how to conquer the entire world. All this when he was not able to do so when he was still in one piece during the war before he was smuggled out of Germany by them. Did somehow by him becoming bodiless make Hitler smarter?

The plot also revolves around something called G-gas being released into the air and thus making it possible for the Nazi's hair brain plan of world domination to become a reality. Theirs only one hitch to their evil scheme, they have to stop a US scientist who's working on an antidote to the G-gas that would short-circuit their entire operation.

You know what, that after all these years since the release of "They Saved Hitler's Brain' I can't for the life of me see why Hollywood hasn't made a sequel.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

18 August 1968 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

On a vole le cerveau d'Hitler See more »

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Mono

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1.37 : 1
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