The Doctor's Dilemma (film)
|The Doctor's Dilemma|
U.S. theatrical poster
|Directed by||Anthony Asquith|
|Produced by||Anatole de Grunwald|
|Written by||Anatole de Grunwald|
|Based on||play by George Bernard Shaw|
|Music by||Joseph Kosma|
|Edited by||Gordon Hales|
The Doctor's Dilemma is a 1958 British comedy drama film directed by Anthony Asquith and starring Leslie Caron, Dirk Bogarde, Alastair Sim, Robert Morley and Terence Alexander. It is based on the 1906 play The Doctor's Dilemma by George Bernard Shaw.
Anatole de Grunwald and Anthony Asquith had been developing a film about T.E. Lawrence to star Dirk Bogarde which was cancelled at the last minute. This film was offered to Bogarde as an alternative.
But according to MGM records, the film only earned $275,000 in the US and Canada and $450,000 elsewhere, resulting in a loss of $299,000.
- Jennifer Dubedat ...Leslie Caron
- Louis Dubedat ...Dirk Bogarde
- Cutler Walpole ...Alastair Sim
- Sir Ralph Bloomfield Bonington ... Robert Morley
- Sir Colenso Ridgeon ...John Robinson
- Sir Patrick Cullen ... Felix Aylmer
- Dr. Blenkinsop ...Michael Gwynn
- Emmy ... Maureen Delaney
- Redpenny ... Alec McCowen
- Newspaper man ... Colin Gordon
- Minnie Tinwell ... Gwenda Ewen
- Mr. Lanchester ... Terence Alexander
- Head Waiter ... Derek Prentice
- Art Gallery Secretary ... Peter Sallis
- Butcher ... Clifford Buckton
- Gwenda Ewen ...Mary Reynolds
- The Eddie Mannix Ledger, Los Angeles: Margaret Herrick Library, Center for Motion Picture Study
- "BFI | Film & TV Database | The DOCTOR'S DILEMMA (1958)". Ftvdb.bfi.org.uk. 2009-04-16. Retrieved 2014-02-22.
- BUSY DAYS IN LONDON: Film Studios Move Into High Gear, With Full Schedule of Pictures Under Way Films Coming Up In Father's Footsteps Notes in Brief By C.A. LEJEUNE. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 25 Aug 1946: 51.
- Margarita Landazuri, 'The Doctor's Dilemma', Turner Classic Movies accessed 26 June 2012
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