Let There Be Light (1948)

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    Walter Huston

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    Medical drama

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The methods of neuropsychiatric treatment of shell-shock casualities amongst US soldiers at the end of World War II, considering individual cases and their treatment.

[The film was banned from public release in March 1946 - with showings restricted to medical and psychiatric personnel only - until 1980. It's first public screening was on 8th November 1980 at the Los Angeles County Museum of Modern Art, with a more general release from December 1980.

In 1948 the US Army Signal Corps adapted the film using professional actors and toning down scenes and presenting it in a documentary style, released as SHADES OF GRAY].

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