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The Doctor's Dilemma Details


This film adaptation of Bernard Shaw's 1903 comedy/drama stars Dirk Bogarde, which might have led some impressionable viewers to assume that Doctor's Dilemma was merely the latest installment in Bogarde's "Doctor in the House" series. Bogarde plays a rakish artist who falls victim to consumption. Leslie Caron is his lovely wife, who will not face up to Bogarde's indiscretions. Rather than watch her husband die, Caron begs a doctor to utilize a revolutionary new serum on Bogarde. With the serum in short supply, the doctor is faced with his dilemma: should he save the life of the "worthless" Bogarde, or hold out until a more deserving patient comes along? ~ Hal Erickson, Rovi


Leslie Caron
as Mrs. Dubedat
Dirk Bogarde
as Louis Dubedat
Alastair Sim
as Cutler Walpole
Robert Morley
as Sir Ralph Bloomfield-Bonington
Felix Aylmer
as Sir Patrick Cullen
Michael Gwynn
as Dr. Blenkenson
Maureen Delaney
as Emmy
Alec McCowen
as Redpenny
Colin Gordon
as Newspaperman
Gwenda Ewen
as Minnie
Terry Alexander
as Mr. Lanchester
Derek Prentice
as Headwaiter
Peter Sallis
as Secretary at Art Gallery
Clifford Buckton
as Butcher
Peter Sallis
as Secretary at Art Gallery
Derek Prentice
as Headwaiter


Anthony Asquith
Anatole de Grunwald
Anatole de Grunwald
Robert Krasker
Joseph Kosma
Composer (Music Score)
Gordon Hales
Paul Sheriff
Art Director