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TitleDr. Kildare Series
Alternative/Original Title
DisabilityLimb Wheelchair General
CountryUSA
Length76
GenreDrama series
Rating2
DirectorHarold S. Bucquet
CastLew Ayres Lionel Barrymore Laraine Day Shepperd Strudwick Samuel S. Hinds Emma Dunn
NotesB/W. The series ran from 1938 to 1947 Lionel Barrymore (Dr. Gillespie) was in a wheelchair throughout the series. Barrymore himself was in a wheelchair because of arthritis and a leg injury. The Secret of Dr. Kildare (1939): A woman has psychosomatic blindness Dr. Kildare's Strange Case (1940): Includes treatment of mental illness including shock therapy. Dr. Kildare's Crisis (1940): Kildare is about to get married when his fiancTe's brother is diagnosed with epilepsy.

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