now playing X: The Man With The X-Ray Eyes (1963) (Movie Clip) I m Closing In On The Gods After a gory prologue, two static shots of a disembodied eyeball, producer and director Roger Corman offers graphics with a Saul Bass inflection, and we meet star Ray Milland as eye-doctor Xavier, Harold J. X (the subtitle “The Man with the X-Ray Eyes” does not appear on the film) follows Xavier, a surgeon who is looking into ways to expand the scope of human vision. Home Video Kino Lorber (Blu-ray) Classic Horrors rating = 7 (out of 10). Please take a moment to review my edit. Warning: review contains plot spoilers. X: THE MAN WITH THE X-RAY EYES was the third of three interesting works produced by American International Pictures (over a two year period) which starred Ray Milland. A doctor uses special eye drops to give himself x-ray vision, but the new power has disastrous consequences. Stone US Release Sept. 18, 1963 RT 79 min. The disc also has what it calls an "original theatrical prologue" which … X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963) Plot. Alternate Ending. The other two films were Roger Corman's THE PREMATURE BURIAL (1962) and PANIC IN YEAR ZERO (1962) which Mr. Milland both directed and starred in. The film was notable for its early depiction of radiographic images of bodies and buildings and may well have inspired subsequent generations of radiographic artists. He has developed drops that enable the human eye to see into other spectra of light beyond the narrow spectrum that is naturally visible. title details and video sharing options. I have just modified one external link on X: The Man with the X-ray Eyes. If you have any questions, or need the bot to ignore the links, or the page altogether, please visit this simple FaQ for additional information. I've been sick, so … X: THE MAN WITH THE X-RAY EYES - Les Baxter - "Pluck It Out" (1963) The ending of "X" is a very somber and sordid affair, and not real uplifting! Written by Robert Dillon and Ray Russell Directed by Roger Corman Starring Ray Milland, Diana Van der Vlis, Harold J. The final minutes of X: The Man with the X-Ray Eyes, where religion, science and philosophy all intersect, provides the film with a climax that is not only shocking but also extremely intelligent, and ending it on such a note further demonstrates the creative risks Corman took with the project. I made the following changes: Even film directors have dabbled with x rays, notably the “king of the B movies” Roger Corman in his science fiction cult classic of 1963, The Man with the X-Ray Eyes. Showing all 4 items Jump to: Summaries (3) Synopsis (1) Summaries. With Ray Milland, Diana Van der Vlis, Harold J. Stone, John Hoyt. 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