Approved | | Biography, Drama
True story of the doctor who considered it was not immoral to search for a drug that would cure syphillis.
Dr. Paul Ehrlich's family was so happy with Edward G. Robinson's portrayal of him that they gave Robinson a letter written by Dr. Ehrlich.
Dr. Paul Ehrlich: Yes?
Professor Hartmann: You seem in a great hurry.
Dr. Paul Ehrlich: Well, I must get back to the hospital.
Professor Hartmann: If I were you, I wouldn't bother.
Dr. Paul Ehrlich: Why not?
Professor Hartmann: Because you are no longer employed there.
In this film's first part, newspaper headlines talk of diptheria (sic). Must be the same ones who spell "opthalmology" (sic). The etymology of both words comes from Greek which confirms an "h" which is missing in both misspellings. Properly spelled, they are "diphtheria" and "ophthalmology."
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