Life Returns (1935)
Directed by Eugene Frenke
Cast: Onslow Stevens and Valerie Hobson
An eccentric scientist claims to have found the cure for death in this intriguing drama. Battling his own personal demons, such as his withdrawal from the medical world, and the death of his wife, he attempts to solve the world’s problems with his miraculous experiments. Interspersed with real documentary footage from the infamous Dr. Robert E. Cornish (who claimed he could revive the dead), this fascinating feature is both poignant and passionate throughout, with moving performances from Onslow Stevens and Valerie Hobson as the two leads.