Not Rated | | Drama
A seriously ill schoolteacher becomes dependent on a "miracle" drug that begins to affect his sanity.
Though only Cyril Hume and Richard Maibaum are credited for the screenplay, the shooting script was entirely re-worked by director Nicholas Ray and star/producer James Mason, who added the first 20 minutes of the film depicting Ed Avery's daily life before being hospitalized. Re-writes by Ray, ... ...
It's a shame that I didn't marry someone who was my intellectual equal.
37 minutes into the movie, Ed is at the bathroom sink and has just replaced the pill bottle in the medicine cabinet. As he closes the cabinet door, the director and the camera are reflected in the mirror.
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