The Troubled Mind (1954)

  • 1954
  • 20min
  • United Kingdom

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A dramatised documentary featuring Adrienne Corri, made to recruit women for training as nurses in ‘mental hospitals.’ It takes a deeply humane and stylistically vivid approach. Some of the treatments shown would be considered unsuitable today.

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Director

Margaret Thomson

Producer

BFI

Language

English

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