Thursday, December 31, 2020

FIRST POSTER FOR THE GUINEA PIG CLUB MOVIE ABOUT A MAVERICK WW2 SURGEON STARRING RICHARD E. GRANT, SAM NEILL, JEREMY IRVINE

  THE GUINEA PIG CLUB  
FIRST POSTER RELEASED
Your treat for today is the first poster for a very star studded World War II drama THE GUINEA PIG CLUB a Roger Donaldson directed movie about a maverick war surgeon boasting a stellar cast that includes Richard E.Grant, Sam Neill and Jeremy Irvine. It tells the uplifting and heroic
The movie is currently in preproduction
true story of maverick New Zealand surgeon Archie McIndoe (Richard E. Grant), who, at the height of World War II, defied the British establishment with his radical methods aimed at healing severely burned bodies, and more importantly the tortured souls, of Britain's heroic Royal Air Force pilots. In so doing, he risked his career, reputation and marriage.
The Guinea Pig Club established in 1941, was a social club and mutual support network for British and allied aircrew injured during World War II. Its membership was made up of patients of Archibald McIndoe at Queen Victoria Hospital, East Grinstead,
Richard E. Grant leads the stellar cast of the war movie
Sussex, who had undergone experimental reconstructive plastic surgery, including facial reconstruction, generally after receiving burns injuries in aircraft. Sixteen members of it wrote books about their experiences.

4 comments:

  1. How interesting!! I just finished a book about an RAF pilot. I hope the doctor got the praise he deserved instead of a tainted reputation and broken marriage.

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    1. He did, so many people wrote books about him, many satisfied patients.

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  2. Sounds like an incredible man. I'm sure some of his experimental procedures helped to pioneer the advancements that we see in plastic surgery today. Too bad it cost him his marriage though :(

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    1. Doctors are seldom home, my own plastic surgeon sometimes does not go home for two or three days and sleeps on her clinic.

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