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Dr. Kildare's Victory (1942)

Passed | | Crime, Drama | 25 June 1942 (Australia)
Dr. Jimmy Kildare is back at work at Blair General hospital, though several people admit that he is not himself since suffering his loss. He's taken a liking to a young intern, Don Winthrop... See full summary »

Director:

W.S. Van Dyke (as Major W.S. Van Dyke II)

Writers:

Harry Ruskin (screen play), Willis Goldbeck (screen play) | 2 more credits »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Lew Ayres ... Dr. James Kildare
Lionel Barrymore ... Dr. Leonard Gillespie
Ann Ayars ... Cynthia 'Cookie' Charles
Robert Sterling ... Dr. Donald Winthrop
Jean Rogers ... Annabelle Kirke
Alma Kruger ... Molly Byrd
Walter Kingsford ... Dr. Walter Carew
Nell Craig ... Nurse Parker
Edward Gargan ... Willie Brooks
Marie Blake ... Sally
Frank Orth ... Mike Ryan
George Reed ... Conover (as George H. Reed)
Barry Nelson ... Samuel Z. Cutter
Eddie Acuff ... Clifford Genet
Gus Schilling ... Leo Cobb
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Dr. Jimmy Kildare is back at work at Blair General hospital, though several people admit that he is not himself since suffering his loss. He's taken a liking to a young intern, Don Winthrop, and tries to help him out when he transports an accident victim, socialite Cynthia "Cookie" Charles, to Blair General from outside the hospital's agreed territory. When the other hospital complains, Winthrop is fired. Soon after, his girlfriend, Nurse Anabelle Kirke, is also let go when she too misapplies hospital policy. Kildare pleads their case with the hospital Board but with little luck. He then gets the well-connected Cookie, who has a thing for him, to help to sort it out Written by garykmcd

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

Passed | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

25 June 1942 (Australia) See more »

Also Known As:

A Vitória do Dr. Kildare See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Western Electric Sound System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

Selmer Jackson is in studio records playing "Mr. Baxter", but he was replaced by Charles Trowbridge. Also in studio records as "Mason" was Vinton Hayworth, but he was not seen in the print. The Hollywood Reporter listed Samuel S. Hinds and Emma Dunn in their usual roles as Dr. Kildare's parents, but they were not in the film either. These omissions may have resulted from final cuts, since the preview time listed in Daily Variety was 100 minutes. See more »

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Cynthia 'Cookie' Charles: I want you for Christmas.
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Dr. Kildare's Victory
11 March 2009 | by yessdancSee all my reviews

This played on TCM earlier this week, and since I had never seen this one, was looking forward to it. I love the DK series, and this one (I think) follows DK's wedding day. I found this one overlong and a bit too fragmented. I miss Nat Pendleton's goofy role, and the Frank Orth restaurant character is very briefly seen. "Cookie" doesn't seem like the kind of girl DK would go for, but she at least gets him interested in women again(ha). Marie Blake (Later 'Grandmama on the Addams family), also known as Blossom Rock and Jeanette McDonald's sister, is in unusual fine form, but her character comes across as annoying instead of funny this time.


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