Man with the X-Ray Eyes Movie Review Summary

Actors: Ray Milland, Diana Van der Vlis, Don Rickles, Harold Stone, John Hoyt

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MAN WITH THE X-RAY EYES is a movie directed by Roger Corman in 1963.

Ray Milland is a searcher obsessed with the idea to develop the abilities of the eye. He experiments on himself a formula that enables him to see through walls, flesh and... clothes. As the Foundation that finances him doesn't believe in the economical value of his discoveries, Ray must accept jobs as a clairvoyant in fairs and later as a healer for the poor people in order to continue his experiments.
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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzle 50%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 40% **Fantasy or Science Fiction?**    -   science fiction story magical being/mental/magical powers    -   Yes Inner Struggle    -   Yes Plotlet:    -   coping with special powers/seeking enlightenment

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   doctor Age:    -   40's-50's Has special powers?    -   Yes Magical/mental powers of main character:    -   healing Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics:    -   Super genius


Earth setting:    -   20th Century (1950-1970) Takes place on Earth?    -   Yes

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   moderately detailed references to deaths Tone of movie    -   fearful Kinds of F/X    -   nasty human transformations

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