Dr. Kildare's Crisis Poster

Release Date: 1940

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 15 min

Plot Summary
Headstrong doctor James Kildare (Lew Ayres) and his fiancée, Mary Lamont (Laraine Day), are visited by Mary's brother, Douglas (Robert Young), shortly before their wedding. Douglas, in town for a meeting with a wealthy philanthropist to fund his education project, begins exhibiting bizarre symptoms that Kildare diagnoses as severe epilepsy. Mary's concern for her beloved brother causes her to question whether she should marry Kildare or devote herself to Douglas' care.

Cast: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Robert Young, Laraine Day, Emma Dunn, Nat Pendleton, Bobs Watson, Walter Kingsford

Director: Harold S. Bucquet

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: Brother, Hospital, Love, 1940s, Doctor, Quest, Office, Melodramatic, Sacrifice