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Doctor in the House (1954)

 -  Comedy  -  2 February 1955 (USA)
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Simon Sparrow is a newly arrived medical student at St Swithin's hospital in London. Falling in with three longer-serving hopefuls he is soon immersed in the wooing, imbibing and fast ... See full summary »

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Isobel Minster
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Taffy Evans
Suzanne Cloutier ...
Stella
George Coulouris ...
Briggs
Jean Taylor Smith ...
Sister Virtue
Nicholas Phipps ...
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Geoffrey Keen ...
Dean
Martin Boddey ...
Demonstrator at pedal machine
Joan Sims ...
Rigor Mortis
Gudrun Ure ...
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Simon Sparrow is a newly arrived medical student at St Swithin's hospital in London. Falling in with three longer-serving hopefuls he is soon immersed in the wooing, imbibing and fast sports-car driving that constitute 1950's medical training. There is, however, always the looming and formidable figure of chief surgeon Sir Lancelot Spratt to remind them of their real purpose. Written by Jeremy Perkins <jwp@aber.ac.uk>

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Trivia

Richard Gordon:  The author of the book "Doctor in The House" has a cameo as a Anaethetist. See more »

Goofs

Simon Sparrow attends to a birth at Christmas, then almost immediately afterwards takes part in a rugby match in November. What's more the trees are in full summer foliage on the day of the match. See more »

Quotes

Lancelot Sprat: You. What's the bleeding time?
Simon Sparrow: 10 past 10.
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A true classic you can watch with the whole family
17 April 2002 | by (Virginia) – See all my reviews

I grew up watching these movies on TV. They seem to get better with age. This movie is right up there with "Genevieve", "Doctor at Sea" and the classic David Niven movie, "The Bishops Wife".

Kenneth More was one of the finest Actors of his generation, if you haven't seen "Reach for the Sky" you haven't lived. He was truly versatile as this movie shows.

Brilliant, a keeper.


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