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Miss Susie Slagle's (1946)

Approved | | Drama | 8 March 1946 (USA)
A student nurse falls in love with a young intern in 1910 Baltimore, but tragedy ensues when he contracts a fatal disease.

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Margaretta Howe
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Dr. Elijah Howe
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Ben Mead
Bill Edwards ...
Elijah Howe, Jr.
Pat Phelan ...
Elbert Riggs
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Miss Susie Slagle
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Dean Wingate
Morris Carnovsky ...
Dr. Fletcher
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Clayton Abernathy
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Silas Holmes
Michael Sage ...
Irving Asron
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Mrs. Johnson
E.J. Ballantine ...
Dr. Metz
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Miss Susie Slagle's has opened her large home as a boarding house for medical students in Baltimore. The young men are encouraged by the compassionate Miss Susie as each struggles with the pressures of becoming doctors. One of her student boarders contracts diphtheria and dies, his loving fiancée, a student nurse bravely puts her grief aside to fulfill their dream of helping the poor in China. Finally the school year ends and Miss Susie wishes each of her boarders good success as she prepares once more to welcome a new group of eager young students. Written by Pamela Short

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A Story for Lovers...Past, Present and Perfect

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8 March 1946 (USA)  »

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The Golden Years  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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"Lux Radio Theater" broadcast a 60 minute radio adaptation of the movie on October 21, 1946 with 'Billy de Wolfe' reprising his film role. See more »

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Memorable Movie
3 March 2007 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I must have been a child of 10 or so when I saw this movie on television. I was totally engrossed in the story but was called away in the middle of the movie and I never got to see the end. It has stayed with me for 50 years and I have never seen it re-run. And I have definitely searched for it. I would love to see this movie again ... all the way through! Alternatively, I'd even settle for the name of the novel it was based on. But I wish someone would put it out on DVD...

Lillian Gish was absolutely wonderful as Miss Susie, as I recall. Dressed in period costume, she really was MISS SUSIE SLAGLE and someone I wanted to know. It was a powerful performance by a wonderful actress.


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