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Dr. Kildare

The Stepping Stone (Season 1, Episode 21)
TV Episode | 60 min | Drama

Maxwell Keller is admitted to Blair after collapsing from malnutrition at a surgical instrument store. Gillespie recognizes him as a veteran medical researcher who pioneered in attempting to eradicate polio. Keller still does his research ...See moreMaxwell Keller is admitted to Blair after collapsing from malnutrition at a surgical instrument store. Gillespie recognizes him as a veteran medical researcher who pioneered in attempting to eradicate polio. Keller still does his research now - out of the basement at the apartment he rents. Meanwhile a younger pathologist angers both Gillespie and Kildare by his lack of respect for Keller, and by his actions such as asking another elderly patient for permission to perform his autopsy. Written by rbecker28 See less
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Harry V. Knapp (as Harry Knapp)
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Updated Feb 22, 1962

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Feb 22, 1962 (United States)

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Richard Chamberlain
Dr. James Kildare Dr. James Kildare   See fewer
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Raymond Massey
Dr. Leonard Gillespie Dr. Leonard Gillespie   See fewer
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Joseph Schildkraut
Dr. Maxwell Keller Dr. Maxwell Keller   See fewer
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Eduardo Ciannelli
Angelo Delvecchio Angelo Delvecchio   See fewer
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Dorothy Konrad
Mrs. Talmadge Mrs. Talmadge   See fewer
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Eddie Ryder
Dr. Simon Agurski Dr. Simon Agurski   See fewer
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Jean Inness
Nurse Beatrice Fain Nurse Beatrice Fain   See fewer
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Clarke Gordon
Dr. Carl Boleswig Dr. Carl Boleswig   See fewer
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Carol Andresen
Nurse McLean Nurse McLean   See fewer
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Sandra Bettin
Nurses' Aid (as Sandra Gale Bettin) Nurses' Aid (as Sandra Gale Bettin)   See fewer
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Roger Perry
Dr. Art Bedlow Dr. Art Bedlow   See fewer
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Charles Seel
Second Man in a Shop (uncredited) Second Man in a Shop (uncredited)   See fewer
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8.8 / 10 | 12 votes