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Doctor in the House

The comical trials and tribulations of Simon Sparrow (Dirk Bogarde) from 1st year medical student to licensed doctor! Kenneth More won the BAFTA award for Best British Actor. The film set records as the most watched film in British cinema history.

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About This Film
Overview

The hilarious exploits of first year medical student Simon Sparrow (Dirk Bogarde) as he learns his way around St. Swithins Hospital. After many flirtatious advances by his landlady’s daughter, Sparrow leaves his residence and finds himself thrown in to a flat as a roommate with three other students. He learns rapidly that becoming a doctor isn’t quite what is on the minds of his hard living mates. A strong cast including Kenneth More, Donald Sinden, Muriel Pavlow, James Robertson Justice, Kay Kendall and Donald Houston keep the pace and the comedy moving right along. Kenneth More won the BAFTA award for Best British Actor. The film set records as the most watched film in British cinema history and spawned 6 other “Doctor” movies in the series, plus a long running TV series.

1954 | 92 min | Color | Optional English Subtitles | 1.37:1/4×3 | Dolby Digital 2.0 & 5.1 Enhanced | Region 1 | NR

Special Features:
•  Commentary with Muriel Pavlow and Donald Sinden
•  Photo Gallery

Awards:
•  1955 BAFTA Film Awards Winner for Best British Actor – Kenneth More

Nominations:
  Best British Film
  Best Film from any source
  Best British Screenplay – Nicholas Phipps

Review:
“Hilarious comedy…”
“…delightful film…” – Leonard Maltin

Actors

Dirk Bogarde, Kenneth More, Muriel Pavlow, Donald Sinden, James Robertson Justice, Kay Kendall, Donald Houston, Suzanne Cloutier, Geoffrey Keen, George Coulouris, Shirley Eaton, Joan Hickson, Richard Wattis

Directed by

Ralph Thomas

“Doctor in the House”

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