Mine own executioner

by Nigel Balchin

Publisher: Reprint Society in London

Written in English
Published: Pages: 252 Downloads: 163
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Originally published by Collins, 1945.

StatementNigel Balchin.
The Physical Object
Pagination252p. ;
Number of Pages252
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20193369M

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Directed by Anthony Kimmins. With Burgess Meredith, Dulcie Gray, Michael Shepley, Christine Norden. Pretty Molly Lucian (Barbara White) enlists the reluctant aid of psychologist Felix Milne (Burgess Meredith) in treating her potentially homicidal husband Adam (Kieron Moore), who refuses to see a "real" psychiatrist.

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MINE OWN EXECUTIONER. A Psychiatrist is drawn into an unstable world after he starts treating a disturbed WWII veteran who was tortured by the Japanese during the war. Before long the psychiatrist realizes the patient is too much for him and catastrophe strikes.

This film stars Burgess Meredith and Kieron Moore. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Balchin, Nigel, Mine own executioner. London, Collins, (OCoLC) Document Type: Book. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Balchin, Nigel, Mine own executioner.

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MINE OWN EXECUTIONER is a psychological thriller released in Britain in Watching it today, it feels a lot like an early precursor to the wave of 'Vietnam vet' films that were being made in the s.

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Mine Own Executioner (). Synopsis: This is the story of a psycho-analyst who can solve other people’s problems but is powerless in the face of his own demons. Bored with a staple diet of well-heeled women whose husbands have stopped loving them, young boys who wet the bed and mousy typists with secret pasts, Felix Milne is forced to confront a very different problem when Adam Lucian is.

Book Source: Digital Library of India Item : Balchin ioned: ble. Detailed plot synopsis reviews of Mine Own Executioner Felix Milne (Brugess Meredith) is a practicing psychotherapist which is a budding profession in 's London.

Although he is not an accredited doctor, he enjoys a position at a local clinic as well as a fairly lucrative private practice. Mine Own Executioner () from director Anthony Kimmins and based on the excellent novel by Nigel Balchin is a dark British noir tale which explores the burgeoning and controversial use of psychotherapy in post WWII Britain.

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[2] The title is derived from a quotation of John Donne's "Devotions", which serves as the motto for the original book. Mine Own Executioner by Balchin, Mine Own Executioner by Nigel Balchin.

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12 Certificate is treated by a lay psychiatrist with problems of his own. This is a brave and intelligent piece of film-making, which 3/5. MINE OWN EXECUTIONER is a British thriller, fromabout a psychotherapist working with a new patient who has been traumatised by his experiences as a POW during the Second World War.

Threat Moderate threat as the patient hallucinates that his wife is one of his captors. Mine Own Executioner is a British psychological thriller drama film starring Burgess Meredith and directed by Anthony Kimmins, and based on the novel of the same name by Nigel Balchin. It was entered into the Cannes Film Festival.

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When he gets a paranoid-schizophrenic case, he recommends someone else but the patient doesn't want anyone but him. I devoted much of the rest of the decade to finding and reading his other novels (he wrote fourteen in all), and now consider Mine Own Executioner to be one of the very best of them.

Balchin graduated from Cambridge in with a degree in Natural Sciences.''But I do nothing upon myself, and yet am mine own executioner.'' John Donne (c.

), British divine, metaphysical poet. repr. In Complete Poetry and Selected Prose, ed. John Hayward (). Devotions upon Emergent Occasions, meditation 12 ().