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Men in White (1934)

Passed | | Drama, Romance | 6 April 1934 (USA)
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

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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
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Shorty
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Dr. McCabe
Russell Hopton ...
Pete
Samuel S. Hinds ...
Dr. Gordon
Frank Puglia ...
Dr. Vitale
Leo Chalzel ...
Dr. Wren
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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>

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Drama | Romance

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Release Date:

6 April 1934 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Alma de Médico  »

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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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Trivia

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on July 19, 1943 with Jean Hersholt reprising his film role. 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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Soundtracks

Blue Danube Waltz
(1866) (uncredited)
Written by Johann Strauss
Played as background music in a restaurant
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Inspiration for the Three Stooges
22 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

As mentioned in Moe Howard's book MOE HOWARD & THE 3 STOOGES (Citadel Press, 1977), MEN IN BLACK (1934) an early Three Stooges short made at Columbia Pictures was a take off on MEN IN WHITE. "For duty and humanity" is a phrase used numerous times throughout this twenty minute comedy and is a central theme in the Clark Gable film which was released earlier that same year. MEN IN BLACK, which contains another reoccurring phrase (which many Three Stooges fans will remember immediately) "Calling Dr. Howard, Dr. Fine, Dr. Howard", was nominated for the Academy Award in 1934 for best short. An abbreviated version of this short was reenactment in the ABC-TV movie THE THREE STOOGES (1999) which was produced by Mel Gibson, a well know Stooges enthusiast.


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