Felix E. Feist

  • Felix E. Feist – Guilty of Treason (1950)

    1941-1950DramaFelix E. FeistUSA

    The story of Cardinal Josef Mindzhenty, a Roman Catholic cardinal from Hungary who spoke out against both the Nazi occupation of his country during World War II and the Communist regime that replaced it after the war. Mindzhenty was arrested, tortured and eventually released, but was persecuted to the extent that he wound up taking refuge in
    the US Embassy in Budapest for many years, still acting as a spokesman for the Hungarians who wanted the Russian occupation forces and their Hungarian collaborators out of the country.
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  • Felix E. Feist – The Man Who Cheated Himself (1950)

    1941-1950CrimeFelix E. FeistFilm NoirUSA

    Rich Lois Frazer, divorcing her fortune-hunter husband, finds he’s bought a gun. Suspecting he plans to kill her, she calls in her lover, who just happens to be Homicide Lieutenant Ed Cullen. When Ed arrives, the gun gets used…and because of his relationship with Lois, Ed is compelled to compound a felony. The good news: Ed himself is assigned to the case. The bad news: Ed’s hotshot younger brother Andy, a new- minted detective, is also on the case…and anxious to prove himself.Read More »

  • Felix E. Feist – Donovan’s Brain (1953)

    1951-1960Felix E. FeistSci-FiUSA

    Made in an age when the science fiction film genre was dominated by giant insects and monsters from beneath the sea (not that there’s anything wrong with those) “Donovan’s Brain” stands out as a more understated (and under-appreciated) gem.

    A movie about a dead financier’s brain being kept alive in a fish tank as it takes over the minds of people around it could easily become silly; in fact it would be hard for such a premise NOT to be silly (which is why Steve Martin loosely adapted the premise for his comedy “The Man with Two Brains.”)Read More »

  • Felix E. Feist – This Woman Is Dangerous (1952)

    1951-1960ClassicsDramaFelix E. FeistUSA


    A tough lady gangster learns that she will be totally blind within a week. She seeks help from the one eye surgeon who may be able to save her sight. In the process, he also causes her to have a change of heart. Written by Daniel Bubbeo Read More »

  • Felix E. Feist – The Basketball Fix (1951)

    1951-1960CrimeDramaFelix E. FeistUSA


    A college basketball star collaborrates with organized crime and becomes involved in ‘point shaving.’ A sportswriter tries to get him back on the right track.
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