Men in White (1934 film)

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Men in White
Men in white poster 1934.jpg
original film poster
Directed by Ryszard Bolesławski
Produced by Monta Bell
Written by Sidney Kingsley
Starring Clark Gable
Myrna Loy
Music by William Axt
Cinematography George J. Folsey
Edited by Frank Sullivan
Release dates April 6, 1934 (1934-04-06)
Running time 74 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $213,000[1]
Box office $1,455,000[1]

Men in White (1934) is a Pre-Code film starring Clark Gable and Myrna Loy, and directed by Ryszard Bolesławski. Because of the suggested illicit romance and the suggested abortion in the movie, it was frequently cut. The Legion of Decency cited the movie as unfit for public exhibition.


Loosely based on the Sidney Kingsley play of the same name: a dedicated young doctor places his patients above everyone else in his life. Unfortunately, his Social Register fianceé can't accept the fact that he considers an appointment in the operating room more important than attending a cocktail party. He soon drifts into an affair with a pretty nurse who shares his passion for healing.



The film was very successful at the box office.[2] According to MGM records it earned $890,000 in the US and Canada and $565,000 elsewhere resulting in a profit of $784,000.[1]


  1. ^ a b c The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study .
  2. ^ Churchill, Douglas W. The Year in Hollywood: 1934 May Be Remembered as the Beginning of the Sweetness-and-Light Era (gate locked); New York Times [New York, N.Y] 30 Dec 1934: X5. Retrieved December 16, 2013.

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