Magnificent Obsession (1935)





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Based on a story by Lloyd Douglas, this romantic tearjerker chronicles the miraculous transformation of an irresponsible, alcoholic womanizer into a prominent optical surgeon after he accidentally causes the death of a young woman's husband. The husband was a highly respected doctor and philanthropist dedicated to humbly helping others. His poor wife is devastated and after hospital doctors pronounce him dead, the playboy attempts to apologize. Lost in grief, she turns from him and ends up hit … More

Rating: Unrated
Genre: Drama, Romance, Classics
Directed By:
Written By: Victor Heerman, George O'Neil, Sarah Y. Mason
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On DVD: Feb 18, 2013


Irene Dunne

as Helen Hudson
Robert Taylor

as Bobby Merrick
Charles Butterworth

as Tommy Masterson
Betty Furness

as Joyce Hudson
Sara Haden

as Nancy Ashford
Ralph Morgan

as Randolph
Gilbert Emery

as Dr. Ramsay
Lowell Durham

as Junior Masterson
Alan Davis

as Dr. Justin
Crauford Kent

as Dr. Thomas
Edward Earle

as Mr. Miller
Beryl Mercer

as Mrs. Eden
Frank Reicher

as Dr. Rochard
Leonard Mudie

as Dr. Bardendreght
Walter Walker

as Nicholas Merrick
Purnell Pratt

as Hastings
Gino Corrado

as Antoine
Theodore von Eltz

as Dr. Preston
William Arnold

as Chief Inspector
Leah Winslow

as Woman on Boat
Ethel Sykes

as Woman on Boat
Sherry Hall

as Man on Boat
Allen Connor

as Man on Boat
Louis LaVoie

as Man on Boat
Oscar Rudolph

as Western Union Boy
Eddy Chandler

as Mechanic
Roy Brown

as Ex-Patient
Gretta Gould

as Ex-Patient
Frank Mayo

as Ex-Patient
Beth Hazelton

as Ex-Patient
Sid Marion

as Sword Swallower
Walter Miller

as Chauffeur
Vance Carroll

as Reporter
Henry Hale

as Reporter
Ray Johnson

as Reporter
Gladden James

as Reporter
Donald Kerr

as Reporter
Frank Maye

as John Stone
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