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Dr. Kildare 

The dramatic relationship between a young medical intern and his surgeon mentor.
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Series cast summary:
Richard Chamberlain ...  Dr. James Kildare 191 episodes, 1961-1966
Raymond Massey ...  Dr. Leonard Gillespie / ... 191 episodes, 1961-1966
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Storyline

The story of a young intern in a large metropolitan hospital trying to learn his profession, deal with the problems of his patients, and win the respect of the senior doctor in his specialty, internal medicine. Written by Anonymous

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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

28 September 1961 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Assistenzarzt Dr. Kildare See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(58 episodes) | (132 episodes)

Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Black and White | Color (Metrocolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

The large white building shown at the beginning of each episode that was "Blair General Hospital" was actually the Irving Thalberg Building on the MGM Pictures lot. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Concerto Macabre: The Films of John Brahm (2007) See more »

Soundtracks

Three Stars Will Shine Tonight
by Hal Winn, Jerry Goldsmith and Pete Rugolo
EMI Hastings Catalog, Incorporated (ASCAP)
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11 November 2005 | by turtlemom4baconSee all my reviews

I never missed this show in the 5 years it was on. To me, it was the very best and used to tune out everything else on Thursday nights at 8:30. There was a lot of caring characters and many famous actors & actresses had guest shots every week. I wish they would release this on DVD. I would buy the entire series in a heartbeat! I would lobby MGM, NBC or whatever is necessary to get this accomplished. I have heard that a company in Canada is holding the rights, but do not know that name. If anyone else is interested or has more knowledge, lets try and get this done & released. Richard Chamberlain is a wonderful actor and people of all ages deserve to find out just how great he was when he first started acting. Nancy


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