Woman Doctor (1939)

Genres - Drama  |   Run Time - 65 min.  |   Countries - USA  |  
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In this cautionary tale from the late 1930s, a woman surgeon must rush to the hospital on her wedding anniversary to save a life. Her husband is quite upset and goes off to a party hosted by a seductive woman. He finds himself attracted to her and as his wife becomes increasingly involved in her career he succumbs to temptation. He then files for divorce. Not wanting to lose her family, the doctor abandons her career and begins working to reassemble her family. Their renewed bond is cemented when her daughter falls off a horse and is critically injured. While her husband flies their plane to a hospital, the doctor performs surgery upon her daughter.

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abandonment, anniversary, career, divorce, doctor/nurse, extramarital-affair, love-vs-career, reunion, seduction, surgery