The Citadel

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The Citadel

wales doctor mining town

The Citadel

Release Date: October 29, 1938

Year    :   1938
Slogan    :   «Secrets of a doctor as told by a doctor!»
Genres    :   Drama
Production Companies    :   Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Director    :   King Vidor
Producers    :   Victor Saville, Hayes Goetz, Harold Boxall
Writers    :   Ian Dalrymple, Frank Wead, A.J. Cronin
RunTime    :   110 mins.

Andrew Manson, a young, idealistic, newly qualified Scottish doctor arrives in Wales takes his first job in a mining town, and begins to wonder at the persistent cough many of the miners have. When his attempts to prove its cause are thwarted, he moves to London. His new practice does badly. But when a friend shows him how to make a lucrative practice from rich hypochondriacs, it will take a great shock to show him what the truth of being a doctor really is.

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