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Dr. Monica (1934)

 -  Drama  -  23 June 1934 (USA)
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Dr. Monica Brayden, a successful physician, is the central character in this story. Unbeknownst to her, her successful journalist husband has had an affair with one of her acquaintances, ... See full summary »

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Warren William ...
John
Jean Muir ...
Mary
Verree Teasdale ...
Anna
Emma Dunn ...
Mrs. Monahan
Phillip Reed ...
'Bunny' Burton
Herbert Bunston ...
Mr. Pettinghill
Ann Shoemaker ...
Virginia Hammond ...
Mrs. Chandor
Hale Hamilton ...
Dr. Brent
Virginia Pine ...
Louise
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Dr. Monica Brayden, a successful physician, is the central character in this story. Unbeknownst to her, her successful journalist husband has had an affair with one of her acquaintances, Mary Hathaway. John then embarks on an extended trip to Europe, leaving Mary pregnant. Mary is torn between her friendship for Monica and the baby she carries. Just before the baby is to be delivered, Monica finds out who the father in fact is. John has broken all ties with Mary, but Monica, who still hasn't told John about her friend's pregnancy, is prepared to leave her husband for good. Mary, who is distraught yet grateful to Monica for caring for her and her baby, is the only one who can keep the couple together. Written by bughouse

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23 June 1934 (USA)  »

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Doctor Monica  »

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$167,000 (estimated)
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The Production Code Administration (PCA) requested that this film be pulled from theaters because of references to adultery and pregnancy. See more »

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Featured in Complicated Women (2003) See more »

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Lovely
(1933) (uncredited)
Music by Fred E. Ahlert
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Kay Francis Soap Opera
16 October 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Kay Francis, (Dr. Monica Braden) is madly in love with her husband, John Braden, (Warren William) who is a writer and very seldom sees his wife because she is a very successful physician and travels a great deal. Monica finds out the sad fact that she cannot have any children of her own and she decides to adopt a child. Monica has a girlfriend named Mary Hathaway, (Jean Muir) who is very much attracted to Monica's husband John which she finds out about by listening to his conversation on a phone. Monica keeps the secret to herself and the story gets quite interesting after this event. If you like soap operas from 1934, this is a good Kay Francis special with her giving a great performance.


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