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Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case

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Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case
Directed byWillis Goldbeck
Written byHarry Ruskin
Martin Berkeley
Lawrence P. Bachmann
StarringVan Johnson
Lionel Barrymore
Keye Luke
Margaret O'Brien
CinematographyNorbert Brodine
Edited byFrank E. Hull
Laurie Vejar
Music byDaniele Amfitheatrof
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
8 May 1943
Running time
89 minutes
Box office$782,000[1]

Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case is a 1943 film in the Dr. Kildare series. Based on characters created by Max Brand. The third of MGM's Dr. Gillespie series (6 in all) to dispense with the services of Dr. Kildare (Lew Ayres) (8 in all) after Dr. Kildare's Victory (1942).


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Dr. Gillespie is kidnapped by mentally unstable convict patient Roy Todwell and his gang.

One nurse dies of erysipelas, while and four children successfully recover.



According to MGM records the movie earned $510,000 in the US and Canada and $272,000 elsewhere resulting in a profit of $179,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study.

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