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Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light

Let There Be Light is a 1946 American documentary film directed by John Huston. The film was the last in a series of three films directed by Huston while serving in the United States Army Signal Corps. This documentary film follows 75 U.S. soldiers who have sustained debilitating emotional trauma and depression. A series of scenes chronicles their entry into a psychiatric hospital, their treatment and eventual recovery. Some of the treatments involved then-new...

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Films in The National Film Registry Movies Directed By John Huston