The Man Who Lost Himself

The Man Who Lost Himself is a 1941 film starring Brian Aherne and Kay Francis. Aherne plays a man who encounters his exact double and is later mistaken for the other man (now deceased). The film is based on the novel of the same name by Henry De Vere Stacpoole. The novel was also adapted to film in 1920.


Department store mogul Malcolm Scott escapes from a mental institution. At a bar, he encounters lookalike John Evans and they get drunk together.