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Dr. Kildare's Victory (1942)

Passed  -  Crime | Drama  -  25 June 1942 (Australia)
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Dr. Jimmy Kildare is back at work at Blair General hospital, though several people admit that he is not himself since suffering his loss. He's taken a liking to a young intern, Don Winthrop... See full summary »

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Ann Ayars ...
Cynthia 'Cookie' Charles
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Dr. Donald 'Don' Winthrop
Jean Rogers ...
Miss Annabelle Kirke
Alma Kruger ...
Walter Kingsford ...
Nell Craig ...
Edward Gargan ...
Orderly Willie Brooks
Marie Blake ...
Frank Orth ...
George Reed ...
Conover (as George H. Reed)
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Samuel Z. Cutter
Eddie Acuff ...
Orderly Clifford Genet
Gus Schilling ...
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Dr. Jimmy Kildare is back at work at Blair General hospital, though several people admit that he is not himself since suffering his loss. He's taken a liking to a young intern, Don Winthrop, and tries to help him out when he transports an accident victim, socialite Cynthia "Cookie" Charles, to Blair General from outside the hospital's agreed territory. When the other hospital complains, Winthrop is fired. Soon after, his girlfriend, Nurse Anabelle Kirke, is also let go when she too misapplies hospital policy. Kildare pleads their case with the hospital Board but with little luck. He then gets the well-connected Cookie, who has a thing for him, to help to sort it out Written by garykmcd

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Crime | Drama

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25 June 1942 (Australia)  »

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A Vitória do Dr. Kildare  »

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(Western Electric Sound System)

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When Lew Ayres announced he was a conscientious objector to the war shortly after the film was released, hundreds of bookings were canceled because of protests. Loew's ordered that all cancellation requests be granted. When Ayres changed his status (in April 1942) to "non-combatant", many in the film industry stated that a boycott of his films would be intolerant and inconsistent with "Americanism". See more »

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Dr. Kildare's Victory
11 March 2009 | by (NORTHRIDGE, CA.) – See all my reviews

This played on TCM earlier this week, and since I had never seen this one, was looking forward to it. I love the DK series, and this one (I think) follows DK's wedding day. I found this one overlong and a bit too fragmented. I miss Nat Pendleton's goofy role, and the Frank Orth restaurant character is very briefly seen. "Cookie" doesn't seem like the kind of girl DK would go for, but she at least gets him interested in women again(ha). Marie Blake (Later 'Grandmama on the Addams family), also known as Blossom Rock and Jeanette McDonald's sister, is in unusual fine form, but her character comes across as annoying instead of funny this time.


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