Dr. Kildare's Strange Case

Dr. Kildare's Strange Case

Director: Harold S. Bucquet Cast: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day

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Overview

This fourth entry in MGM's "Dr. Kildare" series once again stars Lew Ayres as Kildare, Laraine Day as his sweetheart Mary Lamont, and Lionel Barrymore as crusty Dr. Gillespie. In this outing, surgeon Gregory Lane (Sheppard Strudwick) begins pitching woo at Mary himself, much to Kildare's dismay. But when Lane is accused of incompetence in the wake of an unsuccessful surgery, it is Kildare who proves that his rival is blameless. One of the film's subplots involves an emotionally disturbed patient who is cured via shock therapy-a dubious procedure that held more water in 1940 than it does today. The usual comedy relief is provided by the usual Nat Pendleton and Marie Blake.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/29/2017
UPC: 0889290224941
Original Release: 1940
Source: Film Detective
Time: 1:17:00
Sales rank: 64,091

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Lew Ayres Dr. James Kildare
Lionel Barrymore Dr. Leonard Gillespie
Laraine Day Nurse Mary Lamont
Shepperd Strudwick Dr. Gregory Lane
Samuel S. Hinds Dr. Stephen Kildare
Emma Dunn Martha Kildare
Nat Pendleton Joe Wayman
Walter Kingsford Dr. Walter Carew
Alma Kruger Nurse Molly Byrd
John Eldredge Henry Adams
Nell Craig Nurse "Nosey" Parker
Marie Blake Sally
George Lessey Rufus Ingersoll
Tom Collins Joiner
George H. Reed Conover
Paul Porcasi Tony the chef
Frank Orth Mike Ryan
Margaret Seddon Mrs. Cray
Fay Helm Mrs. Adams
Horace McMahon Fog Horn
Marcia Mae Jones Florence

Technical Credits
Harold S. Bucquet Director,Producer
Cedric Gibbons Art Director
Willis Goldbeck Screenwriter
Gene Ruggiero Editor
Harry Ruskin Screenwriter
John F. Seitz Cinematographer
David Snell Score Composer,Musical Direction/Supervision

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