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Bach Movies

F-0103

Title:

Dr. Monica

Category:

Movie in which J.S. Bach's music is played in the soundtarck

Produced:

1934

Country:

USA

Released:

Jun 1934

Director:

William Keighley; William Dieterle (uncredited)

Writer:

Maria Morozowicz-Szczepkowska (play); Laura Walker (English adaptation - as Laura Walker Mayer); Charles Kenyon (adaptation); Charles Kenyon (screenplay)

Actors:

Kay Francis (Dr. Monica Braden); Warren William (John Braden); Jean Muir (Mary Hathaway); Verree Teasdale (Anna Littlefield); Emma Dunn (Mrs. Monahan, a Nurse); Phillip Reed ('Bunny' Burton); Herbert Bunston (Mr. Pettinghill); Ann Shoemaker (Mrs. Hazlitt); Virginia Hammond ( Mrs. Chandor); Hale Hamilton (Dr. Brent); Virginia Pine (Louise)

Description:

Dr. Monica Brayden, a successful physician, is the central character in this story. Unbeknownst to her, her successful journalist husband has had an affair with one of her acquaintances, Mary Hathaway. John then embarks on an extended trip to Europe, leaving Mary pregnant. Mary is torn between her friendship for Monica and the baby she carries. Just before the baby is to be delivered, Monica finds out who the father in fact is. John has broken all ties with Mary, but Monica, who still hasn't told John about her friend's pregnancy, is prepared to leave her husband for good. Mary, who is distraught yet grateful to Monica for caring for her and her baby, is the only one who can keep the couple together. (Written by bughouse)

Language:

English

Bach's Music:

Toccata & Fugue in D Minor, BWV.565: partially played on piano by Jean Muir

Film Company:

Warner Bros. Picture

DVD Label:

TT:

61 min

Comments:

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Source: IMDB
Contributor: Aryeh Oron (October 2007)

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