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Symphony of Six Million (1932)

 -  Drama  -  29 April 1932 (USA)
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A brilliant young doctor grows away from his family and his community when his older brother convinces him to make his fortune as a Park Avenue doctor. He spends his time prescribing ... See full summary »

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Dr. Felix 'Felixel' Klauber
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Jessica
Anna Appel ...
Hannah Klauber
Gregory Ratoff ...
Meyer Klauber
Noel Madison ...
Magnus Klauber
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Birdie Klauber
John St. Polis ...
Dr. Schifflen
Julie Haydon ...
Miss Grey, Felix's Nurse-Receptionist
Helen Freeman ...
Miss Spencer, Felix's Nurse
Josephine Whittell ...
Mrs. Gifford
Oscar Apfel ...
Conferring Doctor
Eddie Phillips ...
Birdie's Husband
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A brilliant young doctor grows away from his family and his community when his older brother convinces him to make his fortune as a Park Avenue doctor. He spends his time prescribing placebos to people who are not sick leaving no time for his clinic and his passion of genuine healing. When tragedy strikes, he sees where his obligations lie, but will it be too late? Written by Sister Grimm <srgrimm@teleport.com>

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29 April 1932 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Melody of Life  »

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Budget:

$270,000 (estimated)
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(RCA Photophone System)

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1.37 : 1
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Dr. Schifflen: My boy, there are two kinds of men in our profession. Some are gifted with the spark of genius; some of us are... just doctors.
[walks to the door and opens it, then turns back toward Felix]
Dr. Schifflen: Felix Klauber, you're more capable than I, but if you don't go through with this operation, I will.
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Now that's what I call a wake-up call
7 December 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

If I had the money to do so, as well as the time, I would distribute this to every physician and tell him/her that if he/she will not at least watch this, then give it back to me or give it to somebody who will watch it! It is too bad that this movie is largely unknown, since it seems more relevant to the world of today's medicine. This is an excellent example of the phrase "physician, heal thyself"! And it was too bad that I did not know about this movie until December 8th, when it was broadcast on Turner Classic Movies (www.tcm.com). If there was anything that captured my attention, it was the the beginning musical theme, which varies throughout the movie.


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