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Society Doctor (1935)

Passed | | Drama | 25 January 1935 (USA)
A doctor is fired for breaking the rules and operating on a man with a case of appendicitis. This leads him to start thinking about setting up his own private practice for the "society" set.

Director:

George B. Seitz

Writers:

Michael Fessier (screen play), Samuel Marx (screen play) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Chester Morris ... Dr. Morgan
Robert Taylor ... Dr. Ellis
Virginia Bruce ... Madge
Billie Burke ... Mrs. Crane
Raymond Walburn ... Dr. Waverly
Henry Kolker ... Dr. Harvey
Dorothy Peterson ... Mrs. Harrigan
William Henry ... Frank Snowden
Mary Jo Mathews Mary Jo Mathews ... Mary (as Mary Jo Matthews)
Robert McWade ... Harris Snowden
Donald Meek ... Moxley
Louise Henry ... Telephone Operator
Johnny Hines ... Hardy
Addison Richards ... Harrigan
Bobby Watson ... Albright
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A doctor is fired for breaking the rules and operating on a man with a case of appendicitis. This leads him to start thinking about setting up his own private practice for the "society" set.

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The Thrilling Successor to "Men in White"!

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 January 1935 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Ambulance Call See more »

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Production Co:

Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer (MGM) See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Edward Norris is in studio records for playing an "Intern," but he was not seen in the movie "Society Doctor (1935)" See more »

Quotes

Dr. Morgan: Blue blood isn't immune to gangrene.
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CHESTER MORRIS is the star
30 July 2015 | by barrymn1See all my reviews

Decent mid-1930's MGM drama, but this ain't no Robert Taylor vehicle...this is a Chester Morris film.

Morris' career faltered around the time that Taylor's career was taking off. This is a shame since Chester was a much better actor than Taylor could ever hope to be.

This film has a great supporting cast including Billie Burke, Henry Kolker, and Virginia Bruce does a nice job as the female lead.

I saw this film on TCM and if you see it listed, I suggest you give it a chance.

It's no classic, but a good solid period film.


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