Let There Be Light — known to the U. It was the last in a series of four films  directed by Huston while serving in the U. Its portrayal of soldiers suffering from posttraumatic stress disorder led to Let There Be Light being suppressed by the U.
A series of scenes chronicles their entry into the military psychiatric hospitaltreatment, and eventual recovery and discharge, all typically in a period of 6 to 8 weeks. Treatments depicted include narcosynthesishypnosisgroup psychotherapymusic therapyand work therapy. The highlighted cases are presented as marked therapeutic successes, accompanied by upbeat musical Moulin rouge john houston online datingalthough the narrator cautions after one dramatic recovery that "the neurosis is not cured".
The film ends with a number of the featured patients participating in a ceremony in which they are discharged, not just from the hospital, but from military service, and returned to civilian life. The film was made as one of the early entries in the Army's Professional Medical Film series, which began in There are no personal credits in the film.
Offscreen credits have been compiled by several sources. The film includes scoring by Dimitri Tiomkin. The film's editors were William H. Reynolds and Gene Fowler Jr.
The film was controversial in its portrayal of psychologically traumatized veterans of the war. Military police once confiscated a print Huston was about to show friends at the Museum of Modern Art.
The Army claimed it invaded the privacy of the soldiers involved, and the releases Huston had obtained were lost; the War Department refused to get new ones.
Inthe film was selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry by the Library of Congress as being "culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant".
The restored version was released in May, The National Archives now sells and rents copies of the film and, as a federal government work, it is in the public domain. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Not to be confused with Let There Be Light film. National Film Preservation Foundation.
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