Doctor in the House [DVD] [1953]

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    Overview

    Special Features


    • Commentary with Muriel Pavlow and Donald Sinden
    • Photo gallery

    Synopsis


    Doctor in the House
    The first of the popular British "Doctor" comedy series, Doctor in the House stars Dirk Bogarde as callow young medical student Simon Sparrow. Beginning his five-year internship at St. Swithin's Teaching Hospital, Sparrow continually runs afoul of head doctor Sir Lancelot Sprat (James Robertson-Justice). His social life is spiced up when Sparrow is taken under the wings of three student repeaters, who've flunked their prelims and are seeking a second chance. Most of the humor is very basic and not a little vulgar, ranging from the character name "Sir Lancelot Sprat" (say it really fast) to the now famous "What's the bleeding time?" routine. The film spawned several theatrical follow-ups, as well as a 1970s TV series; all were based on the semi-satirical novels by Dr. Richard Gordon. ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi

    Cast & Crew


    • Dirk Bogarde
      Dirk Bogarde - Simon Sparrow
    • Muriel Pavlow
      Muriel Pavlow - Joy
    • Donald Sinden
      Donald Sinden - Benskin
    • Kay Kendall
      Kay Kendall - Isobel
    • James Robertson Justice
      James Robertson Justice - Sir Lancelot



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