Donovan's Brain (film)

Donovan's Brain (film)
Donovan's Brain
Directed by Felix E. Feist
Produced by Allan Dowling,
Tom Gries
Written by Curt Siodmak (novel),
Hugh Brooke (adaptation),
Felix E. Feist (screenplay)
Starring Lew Ayres,
Gene Evans,
Nancy Davis,
Steve Brodie
Music by Eddie Dunstedter
Cinematography Joseph F. Biroc
Editing by Herbert L. Strock
Distributed by United Artists
Release date(s) 1953
Running time 83 min
Country USA
Language English

Donovan's Brain is a 1953 film, starring Lew Ayres, Gene Evans, and Nancy Reagan (then Nancy Davis), based on the 1942 horror novel Donovan's Brain by Curt Siodmak.


The story revolves around an attempt to keep alive the brain of millionaire megalomaniac W.H. Donovan after an otherwise fatal plane crash.

Others Notes

Donovan's Brain is referenced in the Steve Martin movie The Man With Two Brains (1983)

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