The Secret of Dr. Kildare (1939)

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The Secret of Dr. Kildare (1939)

Release Date: 11/24/1939 (US)

Original Language    :    English
Release Date    :    11/24/1939 (US)
Genre    :    Drama
Time    :    01 Hours 24 Minutes
Budget    :    -
Revenue    :    -

Movie: The Secret of Dr. Kildare (1939)[153163] Intern Kildare (Lew Ayres) heals a millionaire's daughter and tricks Dr. Gillespie (Lionel Barrymore) into taking a vacation.

Rating:   IMDb  / 4.5

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Written by barrymost on September 30, 2019
The third film in MGM's long-running Doctor Kildare series actually isn't half bad. It's funny, it's entertaining, it's endearing, and it's also utterly ridiculous, but that goes for the entire 15-film series when you think about it. As usual, the credibility of the plot takes a back seat to the antics of the good cast, particularly Lew Ayers and Lionel Barrymore, who made the perfect acting team. Don't try to take it seriously at all, but just sit back and enjoy it. I guarantee you at least a couple good laughs. I can't help but wonder though...even in Dr. Gillespie's case, is a hypo real... read the rest.

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