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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"!

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Drama

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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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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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 »

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Dr. Morgan: Blue blood isn't immune to gangrene.
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Competent Medical melodrama; good, strong entertainment.
3 February 2000 | by bearndahlSee all my reviews

Very watchable film dealing with the moral and emotional struggles of an inner city intern, Dr. Morgan, effectively played by Chester Morris. Robert Taylor as Dr. Ellis and Virginia Bruce as Nurse Madge complete a love triangle with Morris that serves as the film's centerpiece. The movie is very nicely filmed - I love the look of hospitals in films from the thirties and forties; they seem so very clean and orderly, nothing like the messy Emergency Rooms we are accustomed to seeing on screen nowadays. Though a tad bit slow at times for the modern viewer, this is a solid piece of melodrama; a great film to watch on a rainy afternoon.


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