My Brother Jonathan (1949)

Genres - Drama  |   Release Date - Feb 5, 1948 (USA - Unknown)  |   Run Time - 102 min.  |   Countries - UK, USA  |  
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In this drama, a young Englishman wants to become a surgeon, but after medical school, his father dies, leaving him the responsibility of supporting his mother and paying for his brother's education. He becomes a partner in a small practice and watches the woman he wanted to marry go off with his brother. The brother is killed in WWI, after which his illegitimate son is born. The doctor marries the woman, but she dies in childbirth, leaving him to raise his brother's child. Eventually, he finds a new wife.



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