• Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case (1943)

Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case

Release Date: 1943

Not Yet Rated |1 hr 29 min

Plot Summary

Dr. Leonard Gillespie (Lionel Barrymore) presses prison officials about one of his former patients, convicted murderer Roy Todwell (John Craven), trying to convince them that Todwell is dangerously insane and should be committed to a mental hospital. Meanwhile, rival doctors Randall "Red" Adams (Van Johnson) and Lee Wong How (Keye Luke) attempt to convince embittered veteran Alvin Peterson (William Lundigan) to accept and overcome the disability he received in the attack on Pearl Harbor.

Cast: Lionel Barrymore, Van Johnson, Donna Reed, Keye Luke, John Craven, Nat Pendleton, Alma Kruger, William Lundigan

Director: Willis Goldbeck

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Prison, Doctor, Quest, Mystery, Hospital, Melodramatic, New York City, 1940s, Murder

Similar Movies

Crime Doctor's Strangest Case
Crime Doctor's Strangest Case

Psychiatrist Robert Ordway (Warner Baxter) comes to the aid of former client Jimmy Trotter (Lloyd Bridges), whose new employer, Walter Burns, is found poisoned. Having cleared Jimmy of a similar charg...

Vigil in the Night
Vigil in the Night

Nurse Anne Lee (Carole Lombard) loses her job after taking the blame for a mistake made by her sister and fellow nurse. The move forces Anne to accept a position at a hospital in disrepair. At her new...

Blind Alley
Blind Alley

Convicted murderer Hal Wilson (Chester Morris) escapes from prison with the aid of his gang and breaks into the home of psychologist Dr. Shelby (Ralph Bellamy) to take refuge from the police. Shelby a...

Stream Online