“The Man Who Stole Einstein’s Brain” Debuts as a HotDocs Special Presentation

The Man Who Stole Einstein’s Brain tells the little-known and bizarre story of the chief pathologist of Princeton Hospital who steals the brain from Albert Einstein’s corpse while performing the autopsy on the world’s most famous scientist. After cutting the brain into 240 pieces, Dr. Thomas Harvey. spends the next half century hiding it in basements, car trunks, and cardboard boxes, while his personal and professional lives crumble. HotDocs is North America’s largest doc fest.