“The Lobotomist” (2008) IMDb

Extent

Seen in 2019.

Categorization

Aired as an episode of the series American Experience (1988), an episodic documentary showcase.

Subject

The history of lobotomy with a strong focus on the charismatic, callous phase of Walter Freeman II’s career in the 1940s through early 1950s.

Commentary

Simplified, highlighting some gruesome anecdotes.

episode moving picture non-fiction