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Science  16 Dec 2005:
Vol. 310, Issue 5755, pp. 1770-1771
DOI: 10.1126/science.1121899

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Mad, Bad and Dangerous?. The Scientist and the Cinema. By Christopher Frayling. Reaktion, London, 2005. 239 pp. $35, £19.95. ISBN 1-86189-255-1.

The author explores the ways scientists have been portrayed in films and what those portrayals suggest about society's ambivalent relation to science.