Mine Own Executioner (1949)





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In this film, London psychiatrist Burgess Meredith takes on the case of schizophrenic ex-POW Kieron Moore. So long as Meredith is diligent in his approach, Moore shows a lessening of his more violent tendencies. But the moment Meredith takes too much for granted, Moore goes off the deep end.
Action & Adventure , Classics , Drama
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British Lion Films


Burgess Meredith
as Felix Milne
Dulcie Gray
as Patricia Milne
Kieron Moore
as Adam Lucian
Barbara White
as Molly Sinclair Lucian
Christine Norden
as Barbara Edge
John Laurie
as Dr. James Garsten
Michael Shepley
as Peter Edge
Lawrence Hanray
as Dr. Lefage
Walter Fitzgerald
as Dr. Norris Pile
Martin Miller
as Dr. Hans Tautz
Jack Raine
as Inspector Pierce
Helen Haye
as Lady Maresfield
John Stuart
as Dr. John Hayling
Edgar Norfolk
as Sir George Freethorne
Clive Morton
as Robert Paston
Joss Ambler
as Julian Briant
Ronald Simpson
as Mr. Grandison
Gwynne Whitby
as Miss English
Malcolm Dalmayne
as Charlie Oakes
Michael Hordern
as Co-counsel at Felix's Hearing (uncredited)
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All Critics (1)

This overlooked British psychological drama is a gem.

Full Review… | March 27, 2009
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Very effective little film, well acted by Burgess Meredith, and he's not a favorite of mine. Well written, suspenseful. It's not too long. Good job.

James Higgins
James Higgins

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