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Experiment Perilous Movie Review Summary

Actors: George Brent, Hedy Lamarr, Paul Lukas, Albert Dekker

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EXPERIMENT PERILOUS is a RKO production directed by Jacques Tourneur in 1944. The movie earned a nomination for the 1946 Academy award in the Best Art Direction category.

Psychiatrist George Brent makes the acquaintance of the Devereaux, a wealthy family living in a superb mansion in the middle of NYC. He's asked by Nick Devereaux to observe his wife Hedy Lamarr and to confirm that she's slowly turning mad. Brent falls in love with Lamarr and discovers that Brent is in fact the one who's needing assistance. But isn't it already too late for that ?
The review of this Movie prepared by Daniel Staebler








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Plot & Themes

Time/era of movie:    -   1900-1920's Romance/Love/Hugging    -   Yes Inner struggle or disability    -   Yes Brain/Body not working?    -   mental illness Lover is...    -   caretaker/doc/nurse Battle with shrink/bum?    -   battle with a psychiatrist Unmarried Love Triangle?    -   Yes

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   doctor Age:    -   40's-50's Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White American

Setting

United States    -   Yes The US:    -   Northeast Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   France City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York Misc setting    -   fancy mansion    -   resort/hotel    -   moving train

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   generic/vague references to death/punishment Sex/nudity in movie?    -   Yes What kind of sex:    -   kissing Any profanity?    -   None Is this movie based on a    -   book

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