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Promethean framing in X--The Man with the X-Ray Eyes

by Oliver Gaycken

This discussion between Dr. Xavier (Ray Milland) and his friend and fellow physician Dr. Stone (Harold Stone) occurs near the beginning of X--The Man with the X-Ray Eyes. Xavier's ambition to expand the sensitivity of human vision is framing in theological terms; he's "closing in on the Gods."

Promethean framing for X--The Man with the X-Ray Eyes

A discussion between Dr. Xavier (Ray Milland) and Dr. Stone (Harold Stone) about the limits of human vision

from X--The Man with the X-Ray Eyes (1963)
Creator: Roger Corman
Posted by Oliver Gaycken
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