The Medicine Man (1930 film)
|The Medicine Man|
|Directed by||Scott Pembroke|
|Edited by||Byron Robinson|
|Distributed by||Tiffany Studios|
|June 15, 1930|
|66 minutes (USA)|
The son and daughter of a shopkeeper fall in with a traveling medicine man. This was an early role for Jack Benny. After talking pictures took over the silent film, vaudeville died, and Benny and many other comedians went to motion pictures. The film was adapted from a play by Elliot Lester.
A print is preserved in the Library of Congress.
- Jack Benny as Dr. John Harvey
- Betty Bronson as Mamie Goltz
- E. Alyn Warren as Goltz
- Eva Novak as Hulda
- Billy Butts as Buddy
- Adolph Millar as Peter
- George E. Stone as Steve
- Tom Dugan as Charley
- Vadim Uraneff as Gus
- Caroline Rankin as Hattie
- Dorothea Wolbert as Sister Wilson
- The Medicine Man details, IMDB.com; accessed December 5, 2015.
- The Medicine Man details, ftvdb.bfi.org.uk; accessed December 5, 2015.
- Catalog of Holdings The American Film Institute Collection and The United Artists Collection at The Library of Congress p. 114, c. 1978 by The American Film Institute
- The Medicine Man at the Internet Movie Database
- The Medicine Man is available for free download at the Internet Archive
- synopsis at AllMovie
- The Medicine Man at BFI Database
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