A surgeon gets syphilis from a patient when he cuts himself during an operation. The doctor's life is destroyed, but unlike the patient, he doesn't destroy others along with him.
The Quiet Duel (1949) came in seventh on Kinema Jumpo's list of the Top Ten Films of 1949.
Dr. Konosuke Fujisaki:
If he had been happy, he might have become just a snob.