While conducting groundbreaking but highly illegal experiments, brilliant scientist Patrick falls under the supernatural control of a dead industrialist’s living brain, which commands him to carry out numerous nefarious deeds, including murder.
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Modestly entertaining 50s sci-fi B-movie adaptation of Curt Siodmak's oft-filmed novel. It has its moments, and is anchored by a strong lead performance by Lew Ayres, but can also be dry and talky at times. Solid entertainment for cult movie fans, but not quite memorable enough to be a classic.