The chemical allowed patients to break through to their subconscious mind and release their psychic. the cary grant-lsd story resurfaced with the cannes premiere of becoming cary grant. in one lsd dream i imagined myself as a giant penis launching off from earth like a spaceship cary grant if the film never quite manages to pin the actor like a. Another time i imagined myself a giant penis launching from earth like a spaceship. I seemed to be in a world of healthy, chubby little babies, legs and diapers, smeared. One surprising quality the hollywood actor had was that he liked to experiment with psychedelics. As a result of his wife, betsy drake, expressing her interest in psychotherapy, grant was inspired to learn more about psychoanalysis. I imagined myself as a giant penis launching off from earth like a spaceship. Read about cary grant and his penchant for lsd in the book storming heaven by (i think) jay stevens. lsd possession was made illegal in 1966, the same year cary grant announced his retirement from acting. The films director, mark kidel, told the guardian he claimed he was saved by lsd. t oday, january 18, would have been cary grants 115th birthday. To celebrate, here are 12 extraordinary facts about the film star. Cary grant is a name that evokes the golden age of hollywood. there is a nifty article about cary grant and lsd on the web now. the hollywood legend first tried lsd in 1958 in the office of dr mortimer hartman, and would later claim it saved his life. New movie becoming cary grant explores his life based on his acid trips. cary grant and randolph scott lived together off-and-on for nearly 12 years, sharing a santa monica beach house and a mansion in los angeles los feliz neighbourhood. But were the two living together as a gay couple in plain sight during the oppressive 1930s? Hollywood of that period was run by the infamous iron-fisted studio system, which.