Dr. Kildare's Strange Case

Dr. Kildare's Strange Case

Kildare (Lew Ayres) tries brain surgery; Dr. Gillespie (Lionel Barrymore) advises.

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Dr. Kildare's Strange Case


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In this installment of the medical series, handsome young doctor James Kildare (Lew Ayres) continues to learn from his surly mentor, Dr. Leonard Gillespie (Lionel Barrymore), and romance beautiful nurse Mary Lamont (Laraine Day). Although Dr. Gregory Lane (Shepperd Strudwick) is a rival for Mary's affections, Kildare comes to his aid when an unstable patient accuses the surgeon of malpractice. Kildare attempts to prove that Lane isn't at fault with an unusual form of therapy, but will it work?


  • Tense
  • Melodramatic