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Dr. Ehrlich's Magic Bullet (1940)

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103 min | Biography, Drama

True story of the doctor who considered it was not immoral to search for a drug that would cure syphillis.
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Writers
John Huston (original screen play) | Heinz Herald (original screen play) | Norman Burnstine (original screen play) (as Norman Burnside) (from an idea by) (as Norman Burnside)
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Updated Feb 8, 1940

Release date
Mar 2, 1940 (United States)

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56 cast members
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Edward G. Robinson
Dr. Paul Ehrlich Dr. Paul Ehrlich   See fewer
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Ruth Gordon
Mrs. Ehrlich Mrs. Ehrlich   See fewer
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Otto Kruger
Dr. Emil Von Behring Dr. Emil Von Behring   See fewer
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Donald Crisp
Minister Althoff Minister Althoff   See fewer
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Maria Ouspenskaya
Franziska Speyer Franziska Speyer   See fewer
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Montagu Love
Prof. Hartmann Prof. Hartmann   See fewer
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Sig Ruman
Dr. Hans Wolfert (as Sig Rumann) Dr. Hans Wolfert (as Sig Rumann)   See fewer
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Donald Meek
Mittelmeyer Mittelmeyer   See fewer
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Henry O'Neill
Dr. Lentz Dr. Lentz   See fewer
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Albert Bassermann
Dr. Robert Koch Dr. Robert Koch   See fewer
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Edward Norris
Dr. Morgenroth Dr. Morgenroth   See fewer
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Louis Calhern
Dr. Brockdorf Dr. Brockdorf   See fewer
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Louis Jean Heydt
Dr. Kunze Dr. Kunze   See fewer
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Charles Halton
Sensenbrenner Sensenbrenner   See fewer
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Irving Bacon
Becker Becker   See fewer
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Douglas Wood
Speidler Speidler   See fewer
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Theodore von Eltz
Dr. Kraus (as Theodore Von Eltz) Dr. Kraus (as Theodore Von Eltz)   See fewer
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Hermine Sterler
Miss Marquardt Miss Marquardt   See fewer
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Louis Adlon
Hospital Attendant (uncredited) Hospital Attendant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Herbert Anderson
Medical Assistant (uncredited) Medical Assistant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louis V. Arco
Dr. Bertheim (uncredited) Dr. Bertheim (uncredited)   See fewer
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Egon Brecher
Martl (uncredited) Martl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Cliff Clark
Haupt (uncredited) Haupt (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gretl Dupont
Mother (uncredited) Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lisa Golm
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John Hamilton
Hirsch (uncredited) Hirsch (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ludwig Hardt
Court Clerk (uncredited) Court Clerk (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilfred Hari
Dr. Hata (uncredited) Dr. Hata (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Harvey
Defense Attorney (uncredited) Defense Attorney (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ernst Hausman
Hans Weisgart (uncredited) Hans Weisgart (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Henrick
Dr. Bucher (uncredited) Dr. Bucher (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stuart Holmes
Male Nurse (uncredited) Male Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Jaquet
Banker (uncredited) Banker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Lackteen
Arab Man (uncredited) Arab Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rolf Lindau
Patient (uncredited) Patient (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Mayo
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Frederic Mellinger
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Greta Meyer
Female Nurse (uncredited) Female Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Torben Meyer
Kadereit (uncredited) Kadereit (uncredited)   See fewer
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Howard M. Mitchell
Dr. Virchow (uncredited) Dr. Virchow (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norman Phillips Jr.
Stable Boy (uncredited) Stable Boy (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paul Phillips
Patient (uncredited) Patient (uncredited)   See fewer
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Frank Reicher
Old Man (uncredited) Old Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hedwiga Reicher
Nurse (uncredited) Nurse (uncredited)   See fewer
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Elaine Renshaw
Arab Woman (uncredited) Arab Woman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Walter O. Stahl
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert R. Stephenson
Merk - Patient (uncredited) Merk - Patient (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rolla Stewart
Steffi (uncredited) Steffi (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Strange
Koerner (uncredited) Koerner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Ann E. Todd
Marianne (uncredited) Marianne (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brandon Tynan
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wilhelm von Brincken
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Gisela Werbisek
Mother (uncredited) Mother (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wolfgang Zilzer
Kellner (uncredited) Kellner (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 1,240 votes