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The Doctor's Secret (1934)

Doctor's Orders (original title)
Bill Blake, a jovial con man is known to friends and his son as a travelling salesman, but in reality, operates a phony medicine show, complete with singing, a monkey, and audience shills. ... See full summary »

Director:

Norman Lee

Writers:

Syd Courtenay (dialogue), Syd Courtenay (scenario) | 7 more credits »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Leslie Fuller ... Bill Blake
John Mills ... Ronnie Blake
Marguerite Allan Marguerite Allan ... Gwen Summerfield
Mary Jerrold Mary Jerrold ... Mary Blake
Ronald Shiner Ronald Shiner ... Miggs
Felix Aylmer ... Sir Daniel Summerfield
Georgie Harris Georgie Harris ... Duffin
William Kendall ... Jackson
D.J. Williams D.J. Williams ... Napoleon
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Robert Rietty Robert Rietty ... Horace
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Storyline

Bill Blake, a jovial con man is known to friends and his son as a travelling salesman, but in reality, operates a phony medicine show, complete with singing, a monkey, and audience shills. His son Ronnie has studied to become a doctor and internes at a nearby hospital. The boy's love interest is a nurse there, but his rival is anxious to expose his father as a market quack to ruin him. Written by WesternOne

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 April 1935 (Spain) See more »

Also Known As:

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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

BIP did not close in 1939.They had been renamed Associated British Picture Corporation. Although their studios at Elstree were closed at the commencement of war, they continued to make movies at Welwyn Garden City. Consequently, their movies could not have acquired the status of public domain. See more »

Soundtracks

I'm Happy When I Cry
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Sung by Leslie Fuller
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