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|Directed by||Willis Goldbeck|
|Written by||Jack Andrews|
Max Brand (characters)
|Produced by||Willis Goldbeck|
|Edited by||Gene Ruggiero|
|Music by||David Snell|
Dark Delusion is a 1947 American drama film directed by Willis Goldbeck and starring James Craig, Lionel Barrymore, and Lucille Bremer. Produced and released by Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, it film was the last in the Dr. Kildare film series which stretched back to 1937.
Dr. Gillespie (Barrymore) asks a young surgeon, Dr. Tommy Coalt (Craig), to go to the small town of Bayhurst to replace a local doctor while he is on assignment to the Occupation effort in post-World War II Europe. There, Coalt is asked to sign mental-health commitment papers on a beautiful young socialite, Cynthia Grace (Bremer). Coalt thinks there is something amiss, and begins his own investigation.
- Lionel Barrymore as Dr. Leonard Gillespie
- James Craig as Dr. Tommy Coalt
- Lucille Bremer as Cynthia Grace
- Jayne Meadows as Mrs. Selkirk
- Warner Anderson as Teddy Selkirk
- Henry Stephenson as Dr. Evans Biddle
- Alma Kruger as Molly Byrd
- Keye Luke as Dr. Lee Wong How
- Art Baker as Dr. Sanford Burson
- Lester Matthews as Wyndham Grace
- Marie Blake as Sally
- Ben Lessy as Napoleon
- Geraldine Wall as Mrs. Rowland
- Nell Craig as Nurse 'Nosey' Parker
- George Reed as Conover
- Mary Currier as Nurse Workman
According to MGM records, the movie was not a hit, earning $475,000 in the US and Canada and $243,000 elsewhere, making a loss to the studio of $448,000.
- The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.
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