Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet Poster

Release Date: 1940

DVD Release Date: August 4th, 2009

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 43 min

Plot Summary
The German scientist Dr. Paul Ehrlich (Edward G. Robinson) makes remarkable advancements in the field of medical diagnostics with his research in cellular staining with dyes. His work results in new knowledge about tuberculosis, but also leads to his contraction of the disease. He travels to Egypt, where he investigates diptheria and earns more accolades. Eventually his research in treating diseases leads to the development of a "magic bullet" treatment for syphilis.

Cast: Edward G. Robinson, Ruth Gordon, Otto Kruger, Donald Crisp, Maria Ouspenskaya, Montagu Love, Sig Ruman, Donald Meek

Director: William Dieterle

Genres: Biography

Production Co: Warner Brothers/Seven Arts

Keywords: Inspiring, Fascinating, Doctor, Wife, Sacrifice, Rise, Rescue


Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)