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Crime Doctor (1943)

Amnesia victim, Robert Ordway, becomes the country's leading criminal psychologist. When he is hit on the head (by someone from his past) he suddenly remembers his previous life as a ... See full summary »

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... Dr. Robert Ordway / Phillip Morgan
... Grace Fielding
... Emilio Caspari
... Dr. John Carey
... Joe Dylan
... Nick Ferris
... William Wheeler
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Amnesia victim, Robert Ordway, becomes the country's leading criminal psychologist. When he is hit on the head (by someone from his past) he suddenly remembers his previous life as a criminal. Written by Herman Seifer <alagain@aol.com>

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22 June 1943 (USA)  »

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El oráculo del crimen  »

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The $200,000 the crooks think is in the valise would equate to over $2.9M in 2017. See more »

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Followed by The Crime Doctor's Warning (1945) See more »

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Not on DVD?
27 August 2007 | by See all my reviews

I recently saw all of the Crime Doctor movies on Turner Classic Movies. I'd sure like to see these made available on DVD, but it doesn't seem that they're available on ANY medium yet.

I rather enjoyed all of the movies of the "Crime Doctor" series. I have a particular affinity for detective stories and crime dramas from that time period, in both the movie and radio formats. I consider them to be at least the same caliber as the "Thin Man" series, although "Crime Doctor" tended to be more cerebral, while Nick Charles was rather more flamboyant and party-hardy, and I suspect that Asta was smarter than he was!

If the Crime Doctor is made available on DVD, perhaps they might at least be released on CD as an audio series. Perhaps I might even be able to find some of the original issues from Detective Comics.


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