DONOVAN'S BRAIN. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1943. Octavo, cloth. First edition. This novel was first serialized in BLACK MASK magazine, September -- November 1942. It has been adapted for film several times. First filmed as "The Lady and the Monster" from Republic Pictures (1944) directed by George Sherman from a screenplay by Dane Lussier and Frederick Kohner with a cast featuring Vera Hruba Ralston, Richard Arlen, Erich von Stoheim and others. The second and best known adaptation was filmed as "Donovan's Brain" released by United Artists (1953) directed by Felix Feist from a screenplay by Felix Feist and Hugh Brooke with a cast featuring Lew Ayres, Nancy Davis, Steve Brodie and others. Filmed again in 1962 as a German/English production it was released in the U.S. in 1964 as "The Brain," directed by Freddie Francis. Anatomy of Wonder (1987) 3-351. Barron (ed), Horror Literature 3-179. Survey of Science Fiction Literature II, pp. 579-82. In 333. Bleiler (1978), p. 180. Reginald 13243. A near fine copy in near fine dust jacket with closed tear at lower left edge of front panel with tape mend to inner surface, light wear to spine ends, and a touch of rubbing to edges. (#126603).
First edition so stated on copyright page.