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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
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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 »
The close-ups and extreme close-ups of Eliabeth Allan and the young girl don't match. See more »
[Walking into the hospital library]
Hey, does anyone got anything to eat? A chocolate bar or anything? I'm hungry.
Slop's at 12:30.
Slop! Live the life of a fireman and eat slop! All we need is a pole to slide down.
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I stumbled across this and TIVOed it -- curious to see a young Clarke Gable, with Myrna Loy.
The thing that grabbed me most was the cinematography. The use of shadows was very evocative, almost Citizen Kane-like. Beautifully framed shots, sometimes looking slightly up or down, slightly angled. Very poetic. A few crane shots. Worth seeing for the cinematography alone.
All the early 30s doctors in their white robes look like they exist and work in some idealized, futuristic art deco spaceport. Very odd and interesting to look at.
The other reviewer here pointed out that there was no music. Without the sappy over the top music to help tell the story, we instead experience the evocative camera-work in it's splendor.
Definitely worth a watch.
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