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Bethune (1964)

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The biography of Canada's most famous humanitarian doctor.

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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Michael Kane ...
Norman Bethune (voice)
Lister Sinclair ...
Narrator (voice)
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Ted Allan ...
Himself - Biographer
Sylvia Ary ...
Herself - Child Art Student
John B. Barnwell ...
Himself - Colleague (as Dr. John B. Barnwell)
Richard Brown ...
Himself - Medical Missionary, China (as Dr. Richard Brown)
Dorothy Catto ...
Herself - Colleague (as Nurse Dorothy Catto)
Paraskeva Clark ...
Herself - Friend
Georges Deshaies ...
Himself - Colleague (as Dr. Georges Deshaies)
Aubrey Geddes ...
Himself - Colleague (as Dr. Aubrey Geddes)
Irene Kon ...
Herself - Friend
Hugh MacLennan ...
Himself
J. Wendell Macleod ...
Himself - Colleague (as Dr. J. Wendell Macleod)
George S. Mooney ...
Himself - YMCA, Friend
Wilder Penfield ...
Himself - Colleague (as Dr. Wilder Penfield)
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The film tells the story of Norman Bethune, a Canadian doctor who was a partying wastrel until a bout with TB dramatically changed his attitude. He became dedicated with the goal of helping others both in the Spanish Civil War and in China where his ceaseless work to help the people of China in the beginning days of World War II made him an honoured hero in Communist China. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

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