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Men in White (1934)

Passed  -  Drama | Romance  -  6 April 1934 (USA)
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An idealistic doctor must make some hard choices between his dedication to the profession and his personal life.

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(as Richard Boleslavsky)

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(screen play), (from the play by)
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
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Laura
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Dr. Hochberg
Elizabeth Allan ...
Barbara
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Dr. Levine
C. Henry Gordon ...
Dr. Cunningham
Russell Hardie ...
Dr. Michaelson
Wallace Ford ...
Shorty
Henry B. Walthall ...
Dr. McCabe
Russell Hopton ...
Pete
Samuel S. Hinds ...
Dr. Gordon
Frank Puglia ...
Dr. Vitale
Leo Chalzel ...
Dr. Wren
Donald Douglas ...
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Storyline

A dedicated young doctor places his patients above everyone else in his life. Unfortunately, his social register fianceé can't accept the fact that he considers an appointment in the operating room more important that attending a cocktail party. He soon drifts into an affair with a pretty nurse who shares his passion for healing. Written by Daniel Bubbeo <dbubbeo@cmp.com>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | Romance

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Release Date:

6 April 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alma de Médico  »

Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (New York opening)

Sound Mix:

(Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

When the film was released, the play was still being performed in Los Angeles and New York. Release for those cities was delayed until the end of the run of the play. See more »

Goofs

The close-ups and extreme close-ups of Eliabeth Allan and the young girl don't match. See more »

Quotes

Barbara: You work very hard, don't you?
Dr. Ferguson: Work? Sure! What else is thee but work and work?
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Connections

Referenced in The Great Debaters (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Blue Danube Waltz
(1866) (uncredited)
Written by Johann Strauß
Played as background music in a restaurant
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Great direction and photog; one of Gable's best
29 November 1999 | by (Colorado) – See all my reviews

Two things are surprising about this film: Clark Gable could really act and Richard Boleslawski knew what to do with a camera. There's a muted fantasy aspect about this film, and there are cinematic statements, made through symbols, that remind one of "Citizen Kane". "Men in White" is a filmed play, done so convincingly that even a cynical viewer can be persuaded to judge the medical profession as one of honor. Richard Boleslawski has been greatly overlooked as a stylist, and Gable as a real actor, before he became crusted over. There's a scene, where he rips a hypodermic needle from the hands of an incompetent doctor, that really works well.


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