The Country Doctor

  • 1936
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Drama

This fictionalized re-telling of the birth of the Dionne quintuplets and the backwoods doctor who delivered them sparked worldwide interest at the box office. Hersholt plays Dr. Dafoe (here called Dr. Luke), who battles against small-town narrow-mindedness to get a hospital built. Finally it is erected, but the backers pick someone else to head it. more

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