Dr. Kildare (1961–1966)
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The Road to the Heart 

A deaf child is brought into the hospital after accidentally swallowing poison. After his recovery, it is discovered that his deafness is treatable, but his overprotective mother refuses to allow the surgery which could cure him.

Director:

Elliot Silverstein

Writers:

Jean Holloway (teleplay), Theodore Ferro (story) | 1 more credit »

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Cast

Episode cast overview:
Richard Chamberlain ... Dr. James Kildare
Raymond Massey ... Dr. Leonard Gillespie
Joanne Linville ... Elizabeth Thornley
Rory O'Brien Rory O'Brien ... Tad Thornley
Eddie Ryder Eddie Ryder ... Dr. Simon Agurski
Ed Prentiss ... Dr. Quentin Mason
Madge Blake ... Nurse Helen Phipps
Ken Berry ... Dr. John Kapish
Della Sharman Della Sharman ... Nurse Betty Johnson
Dorothy Neumann ... Mrs. Cassidy
John Dennis ... Police Sergeant
Wilson Wood Wilson Wood ... Milkman
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Storyline

A deaf child is brought into the hospital after accidentally swallowing poison. After his recovery, it is discovered that his deafness is treatable, but his overprotective mother refuses to allow the surgery which could cure him.

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Language:

English

Release Date:

17 May 1962 (USA) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono (Westrex Recording System)

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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