Based on several films released between 1939 and 1941 starring Jean Hersholt as Dr. Paul Christian, this series picks up with his retirement and as he turns his practice over to his nephew, Dr. Mark Christian.

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A pleasant down-home entry which casts Hersholt as the title doctor in the mythical town of Rivers End, Minnesota.

Director: Bernard Vorhaus
Stars: Jean Hersholt, Dorothy Lovett, Robert Baldwin
Certificate: Passed Drama | Musical
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Director: Erle C. Kenton
Stars: Jean Hersholt, Dorothy Lovett, Robert Baldwin
Comedy
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A college friend of the local soda-jerk comes to town and lets it be known that he's looking for property on which to build a resort. When he buys some land and suddenly "discovers" there's... See full summary »

Director: Erle C. Kenton
Stars: Jean Hersholt, Dorothy Lovett, Edgar Kennedy
Drama
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A doctor fights an epidemic that breaks out in the poor section of town and tries to get the rest of the town to help out.

Director: Bernard Vorhaus
Stars: Jean Hersholt, Dorothy Lovett, Robert Baldwin
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 Dr. Mark Christian (39 episodes, 1956-1957)
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Based on several films released between 1939 and 1941 starring Jean Hersholt as Dr. Paul Christian, this series picks up with his retirement and as he turns his practice over to his nephew, Dr. Mark Christian.

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(39 episodes)

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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The "Doctor Christian" radio series ran on American network radio from 1937-1953. See more »

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