Norah O'Neale (1934)

Genres - Drama, Romance  |   Sub-Genres - Melodrama  |   Run Time - 70 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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In this melodrama set within an Irish hospital, a handsome young physicician is pursued by two women. He is attracted to one of them, but as she has expensive taste he does not feel he can afford to be with her. The other woman is a manipulator and tricks him into an engagement with a kiss. The poor physician is utterly confused and so heads into the country to help with a typhoid epidemic. As soon as it is halted, he finds that he himself has the dread disease. All his colleagues believe he is a goner, but true love prevails and the first one takes care of him until his health is restored. Often cited as the first "talkie" to feature a primarily Irish cast.



doctor, engagement, epidemic, hospital, Irish [nationality], love-triangle, typhoid