Dr. Finlay is part of a medical practice in the fictional Scottish town of Tannochbrae during the late 1920s.

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Bill Simpson ...
 Dr. Finlay / ... 191 episodes, 1962-1971
Andrew Cruickshank ...
 Dr. Cameron / ... 191 episodes, 1962-1971
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 Janet MacPherson 191 episodes, 1962-1971
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Dr. Finlay is part of a medical practice in the fictional Scottish town of Tannochbrae during the late 1920s.

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16 August 1962 (UK)  »

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Doktor Finlay  »

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(191 episodes)

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1.33 : 1
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The show is particularly poorly-preserved in the archives: although the first season survives intact, there are very large gaps in the known holdings. Of the 191 editions, it is thought that only 56 are still known to exist; of these some installments no longer survive in their original format (e.g. there are only monochrome film prints of two color videotaped stories). Only seven of the later episodes exist in color. See more »

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Referenced in Carry on Henry VIII (1971) See more »

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A Little Suite
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Composed by Trevor Duncan
Performed by The New Concert Orchestra
Conducted by Nat Nyll
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Outstanding series - what a loss!
21 January 2011 | by See all my reviews

I don't think I will ever forget Janet's sweet voice as she answered the telephone, 'Arden Hoos". Not to mention the theme music. Great scripts and superb acting from the three main players.

I agree that for those of us with such fond memories of the original, the more recent remake was unwatchable. Much as I admire Ian Bannen, he could not compare with Andrew Cruikschank in the role of Dr. Cameron.

What is wrong with the BBC that, firstly, they didn't take care of the original tapes, and secondly, they don't allow us to see the rest by releasing them on DVD? Thank you, whoever suggested youtube--I'm on my way there now!


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