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Doctor in the House (1954)

Not Rated
92 min | Comedy

Simon Sparrow (Dirk Bogarde) is a newly arrived medical student at St. Swithin's hospital in London, England. Falling in with three longer-serving hopefuls, he is soon immersed in the wooing, imbibing, and fast sports car driving that ...See moreSimon Sparrow (Dirk Bogarde) is a newly arrived medical student at St. Swithin's hospital in London, England. Falling in with three longer-serving hopefuls, he is soon immersed in the wooing, imbibing, and fast sports car driving that constitute 1950s medical training. There is, however, always the looming and formidable figure of Chief Surgeon Sir Lancelot Spratt (James Robertson Justice) to remind them of their real purposes. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26} See less
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Writers
Richard Gordon (by) (adapted for the screen by) | Nicholas Phipps (screenplay)
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Release date
Feb 2, 1955 (United States)

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54 cast members
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Dirk Bogarde
Simon Sparrow Simon Sparrow   See fewer
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Muriel Pavlow
Joy Gibson Joy Gibson   See fewer
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Kenneth More
Richard Grimsdyke Richard Grimsdyke   See fewer
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Donald Sinden
Tony Benskin Tony Benskin   See fewer
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Kay Kendall
Isobel Minster Isobel Minster   See fewer
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James Robertson Justice
Sir Lancelot Spratt Sir Lancelot Spratt   See fewer
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Donald Houston
Taffy Evans Taffy Evans   See fewer
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Jean Taylor Smith
Sister Virtue Sister Virtue   See fewer
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Nicholas Phipps
Magistrate Magistrate   See fewer
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Martin Boddey
Demonstrator at pedal machine Demonstrator at pedal machine   See fewer
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Joan Sims
Rigor Mortis Rigor Mortis   See fewer
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Gudrun Ure
May (as Ann Gudrun) May (as Ann Gudrun)   See fewer
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Harry Locke
Jessup Jessup   See fewer
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Cyril Chamberlain
Policeman Policeman   See fewer
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Ernest Clark
Dr. Parrish Dr. Parrish   See fewer
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Maureen Pryor
Mrs. Cooper Mrs. Cooper   See fewer
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George Benson
Lecturer on drains Lecturer on drains   See fewer
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Shirley Eaton
Millicent 'Milly' Groaker Millicent 'Milly' Groaker   See fewer
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Eliot Makeham
Elderly Examiner Elderly Examiner   See fewer
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Joan Hickson
Mrs Groaker Mrs Groaker   See fewer
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Brian Oulton
Medical equipment salesman Medical equipment salesman   See fewer
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Shirley Burniston
Barbara (uncredited) Barbara (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Chapman
Girl (uncredited) Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mark Dignam
Examiner at Microscope (uncredited) Examiner at Microscope (uncredited)   See fewer
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Felix Felton
Examiner (uncredited) Examiner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Lisa Gastoni
Jane (uncredited) Jane (uncredited)   See fewer
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Wyndham Goldie
Examiner (uncredited) Examiner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Gordon
Anaethetist (uncredited) Anaethetist (uncredited)   See fewer
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Fred Griffiths
Taxi Driver (uncredited) Taxi Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patrick Halpin
Medical Student (uncredited) Medical Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Aidan Harrington
Medical Student (uncredited) Medical Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joan Ingram
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Douglas Ives
Sprogett (uncredited) Sprogett (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Mandeville
Policeman (uncredited) Policeman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anthony Marlowe
Paul (uncredited) Paul (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Neller
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Louise Nolan
Nun (uncredited) Nun (uncredited)   See fewer
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Noel Purcell
The Padre (uncredited) The Padre (uncredited)   See fewer
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Terry Sartain
Medical Student (uncredited) Medical Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Bruce Seton
Police Driver (uncredited) Police Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Silk
Medical Student (uncredited) Medical Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeff Silk
Medical Student (uncredited) Medical Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Paddy Smith
Medical Student (uncredited) Medical Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Geoffrey Sumner
Forensic Lecturer (uncredited) Forensic Lecturer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Graham Tonbridge
Doctor (uncredited) Doctor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Harry Van Engel
Medical Student (uncredited) Medical Student (uncredited)   See fewer
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Amy Veness
Grandma Cooper (uncredited) Grandma Cooper (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joe Wadham
Policeman in Court (uncredited) Policeman in Court (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mona Washbourne
Midwifery Sister (uncredited) Midwifery Sister (uncredited)   See fewer
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Richard Wattis
Medical Book Salesman (uncredited) Medical Book Salesman (uncredited)   See fewer
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Carol White
Bit Role (uncredited) Bit Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.6 / 10 | 1,182 votes