The Courageous Dr. Christian

  • 1940
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

Jean Hersholt plays the saintly Dr. Christian in the second film of the six-film series. This time he's fighting a spinal meningitis epidemic, crusading for a slum cleanup, and fighting off the advances of an amorous old maid. Saccharine and dull today when few of us can picture a really "saintly" doctor, people flocked to the movie theaters to see the...read more

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Jean Hersholt plays the saintly Dr. Christian in the second film of the six-film series. This time he's fighting a spinal meningitis epidemic, crusading for a slum cleanup, and fighting off the advances of an amorous old maid. Saccharine and dull today when few of us can picture a really

"saintly" doctor, people flocked to the movie theaters to see the pipe-smoking, chuckling Hersholt in each of his Dr. Christian pictures.

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  • Review: Jean Hersholt plays the saintly Dr. Christian in the second film of the six-film series. This time he's fighting a spinal meningitis epidemic, crusading for a slum cleanup, and fighting off the advances of an amorous old maid. Saccharine and dull today whe… (more)

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