The Crime Doctor's Diary (1949)

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Dr. Ordway tries to prove that his patient was framed for arson.

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15 May 2007 | MartinHafer
7
| Very good final episode of the series
I was a bit surprised with this film, as in the Leonard Maltin Guide this film got a pretty poor rating and sounded like the worst film of this series. However, it was a pretty decent film and definitely NOT the worst of the series (this was CRIME DOCTOR'S GAMBLE, 1947) and was a nice final film of the series.

Doctor Ordway's wonderful psychiatric prowess is called into question, as a man he recommended for parole is the prime suspect in a revenge murder. Part of this was because the guy did act like he'd done it, but the true reason came out in a very nifty ending---where you learn who and how they set him up for the fall.

There were only two small problems with the film. The song that was sung again and again was absolutely horrid and tough on the ears. Also, the writing, except for one bad bit of dialog, was just fine. The bad dialog was as follows:

(lady speaking to man) "Goldie, you're a gentleman"

(after which, the man responds) "I wish you were"

Huh?! Did he wish SHE were a gentleman or did he want her to get a sex change or what?! While this was a very MINOR problem with the film, it did make me laugh!

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Genres

Crime | Drama

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Release Date:

30 March 1950

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

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