Crime Doctor (1943)

Genres - Crime, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Drama  |   Release Date - Jun 22, 1943 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 66 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this drama, based on a popular radio program, the leader of a ring of burglars suffers a blow to the head and loses his memory. Unable to remember anything about his past, he starts anew and becomes a psychiatrist. He never does stop trying to remember his past life, even while his present life continues to advance. He is soon made the head of the state parole board. There he gets entangled with former gang members, one of whom hits him in the head, again. Suddenly, he remembers. He gives himself up, but then receives a suspended sentence.

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identity-crisis, amnesia, burglary, criminal, doctor/nurse, gangster, head-injury, leader, memory, parole-board/officer, past, psychiatry, suspended-sentence, trial [courtroom]