Calling Dr. Gillespie

  • 1942
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Really only notable as the film that the erstwhile Dr. Kildare, Lew Ayres, had to stop working on because he had declared conscientious objector status in WW II. The role was rewritten, re-cast, and re-shot using foreign actor Dorn as young doctor Gerniede who was made Dutch to explain his accent. The new casting really doesn't matter because Barrymore,...read more

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Really only notable as the film that the erstwhile Dr. Kildare, Lew Ayres, had to stop working on because he had declared conscientious objector status in WW II. The role was rewritten, re-cast, and re-shot using foreign actor Dorn as young doctor Gerniede… (more)

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