The Surgeon's Knife (1957)

Genres - Crime, Drama, Mystery  |   Sub-Genres - Crime Thriller, Melodrama  |   Run Time - 84 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this melodrama, a surgeon overcomes his humble beginnings to become a renowned physician. His success is threatened when he messes up during an operation and a patient dies. To save his career, the desperate doctor kills the two assistants who saw the mistake. He then prepares to murder his wife. Fortunately, he ends up killed before he can get at her.

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killing, witness, doctor/nurse, lower-class, mistake, murder, operation, patient [medical], reputation, success, surgery, victim, wife