Calling Dr. Kildare Poster

Release Date: 1939

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 26 min

Plot Summary
Senior physician Dr. Gillespie (Lionel Barrymore) sends his student, the overconfident intern James Kildare (Lew Ayres), to work in the dispensary with nurse Mary Lamont (Laraine Day). There, a man unwilling to go to emergency pleads with Kildare to examine his friend, who has been shot. Kildare treats and hides the wounded man, whom he learns is a murder suspect. Smitten by the victim's attractive sister, Rosalie (Lana Turner), Kildare offers to help prove her brother's innocence.

Cast: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Laraine Day, Lana Turner, Nat Pendleton, Samuel S. Hinds, Lynne Carver, Emma Dunn

Director: Harold S. Bucquet

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: 1930s, Melodramatic, Hospital, Sister, Quest, Investigation, Engaging, New York City