Young Dr. Kildare Poster

Release Date: 1938

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 21 min

Plot Summary
After graduating from medical school, Dr. James Kildare (Lew Ayres) travels to Connecticut to visit his father (Samuel S. Hinds), mother (Emma Dunn) and girlfriend (Lynne Carver). Despite his family's wishes, Dr. Kildare chooses to pursue a paid internship at Blair General Hospital in New York City. There, he meets Dr. Leonard Gillespie (Lionel Barrymore), a skilled, no-nonsense physician who begins mentoring him. However, Dr. Kildare soon learns that Dr. Gillespie is terminally ill.

Cast: Lew Ayres, Lionel Barrymore, Lynne Carver, Nat Pendleton, Jo Ann Sayers, Samuel S. Hinds, Emma Dunn, Walter Kingsford

Director: Harold S. Bucquet

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer

Keywords: 1930s, Emotional, Hospital, New York City, Family, Love, Doctor, Bar, Intense, House, Love interest, Growing up, Father, Mother, Rescue