Alias the Doctor Poster

Release Date: 1932

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 9 min

Plot Summary
Karl Brenner (Richard Barthelmess) is an orphan who gets adopted by a wealthy family and attends medical school with his brother Stephan (Norman Foster). Karl is an excellent student, while Stephan is lazy and barely graduates. After Stephan bungles an operation that causes a patient's death, Karl takes the blame for his brother, subjecting himself to scorn and a prison term. After he gets out, he sees an unexpected opportunity to once again do the work he loves.

Cast: Richard Barthelmess, Marian Marsh, Lucille La Verne, Norman Foster, Adrienne Dore, Oscar Apfel, John St. Polis, Wallis Clark

Director: Michael Curtiz

Genres: Drama

Production Co: First National Pictures, The Vitaphone Corporation

Keywords: Rise, Mother, Sacrifice, Prison, 1930s, Family, Brother, Gripping, Hospital, Doctor, Tense, Transformation, Emotional, Suspenseful