Dr. Christian Meets the Women (1940) - Rotten Tomatoes

Dr. Christian Meets the Women (1940)

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The third of six feature films based on radio's popular Dr. Christian series, Dr. Christian Meets the Women once more stars Jean Hersholt as the kindly eponymous medico. In this entry, the tiny community of River's End is invaded by Professor Kenneth Parker (Rod La Rocque), a charming charlatan who is promoting a "miracle" diet pill. Despite Dr. Christian's warnings, Parker's wares are ravenously consumed by the female population, whereupon the pill's dangerous side effects begin to manifest themselves. Dr. Christian comes to the rescue with a sensible diet formula which, according to studio publicity, was an amalgam of suggestions from 100 leading American doctors. Its health benefits aside, Dr. Christian Meets the Women was only a fair-to-middling series entry.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Classics , Drama , Mystery & Suspense
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Studio:
RKO Radio Pictures Inc

Cast

Jean Hersholt
as Dr. Paul Christian
Edgar Kennedy
as George Browning
Dorothy Lovett
as Judy Price
Rod La Rocque
as Prof. Kenneth Parker
Frank Albertson
as Bill Ferris
Lynn Merrick
as Kitty Browning
Maude Eburne
as Mrs. Hastings
Veda Ann Borg
as Carol Compton
Lelah Tyler
as Martha Browning
William Gould
as Dr. Webster
Heinie Conklin
as Ed the Plumber
Bertha Priestley
as Alice Mason
Dierdra Vale
as Gladys Mason
Phyllis Kennedy
as Annie, Maid
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Good "B" movie, from the Dr. Christian series with Jean Hersholt. It is nothing great, but short and sweet with a good cast and fine pacing.

James Higgins
James Higgins

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