Based on several films released between 1939 and 1941 starring Jean Hersholt as Dr. Paul Christian, this series picks up with his retirement and as he turns his practice over to his nephew, Dr. Mark Christian.

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Macdonald Carey ...  Dr. Mark Christian 40 episodes, 1956-1957
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Based on several films released between 1939 and 1941 starring Jean Hersholt as Dr. Paul Christian, this series picks up with his retirement and as he turns his practice over to his nephew, Dr. Mark Christian.

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English

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(39 episodes)

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Mono (Western Electric Recording)

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1.33 : 1
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The "Doctor Christian" radio series ran on American network radio from 1937-1953. See more »

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