The Doctor Fights

Copyright 2017, J. David Goldin

These are all the examples of this program in the radioGOLDINdex database. These listings are accurate as of October 29, 2017. The programs are listed chronologically, partial dates appear first, unknown dates appear last.


18487. The Doctor Fights. June 6, 1944. CBS net. Sponsored by: Schenley Laboratories. The first show of the series. The president of the American Medical Association speaks. The story of a young doctor who graduates from medical school and volunteers for the Armed Forces after Pearl Harbor. 9:30 P.M. Jackson Beck. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Very good to excellent. Complete.

6852. The Doctor Fights. June 5, 1945. CBS net. "Shingle On Luzon". Sponsored by: Schenley Laboratories. A series of well-written dramas about American doctors in action during wartime. The story of Major Livingstone Polk Nowell, Jr., a doctor in a Japanese prison camp in the Philippines. Major Nowell is interviewed after the drama (from New Orleans). John Kent (interviewer), Milton Geiger (writer), Leith Stevens (music), Cary Grant, Livingstone Polk Nowell Jr., Dee Englebach (producer, director). 28:51. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6853. The Doctor Fights. June 12, 1945. CBS net. "Picnic At McBurney's Point. Sponsored by: Schenley Laboratories. A doctor at sea finds himself all alone with 400 casualties after a Japanese attack. Robert Cummings. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49401. The Doctor Fights. June 19, 1945. CBS net. "Mayer Island and Back". Sponsored by: Schenley Laboratories. The story of Captain Henry Kessler, a doctor who healed a man whose leg was cut off by a Japanese pilot's propeller, but who was determined to return to combat flying with an artificial leg! After the drama, Grant Holcomb interviews the real Henry Kessler (now a Major). Arthur Miller (writer), Dee Englebach (producer, director), Grant Holcomb (interviewer), Henry Kessler, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Robert Montgomery. 29:18. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6854. The Doctor Fights. June 26, 1945. CBS net. "Rescue On The Moon". Sponsored by: Schenley Laboratories. The story Lieutenant Colonel Daniel H. Monds (?), a flight surgeon who parachutes onto a remote army base in the Arctic to treat an ill soldier. Colonel Monds is interviewed after the drama. Robert Young, Arthur Miller (writer), Daniel H. Monds, Tony Marvin (as "Anthony Marvin"). 29:50. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6855. The Doctor Fights. July 3, 1945. CBS net. "Miracle Drug". Sponsored by: Schenley Laboratories. The story of Alexander Fleming and the discovery of Penicillin. The program includes an interview with Sir Alexander Fleming from Southbridge, Massachusetts. Ronald Colman, Alexander Fleming, Benita Hume, Al Hodge, Arthur Miller (writer), Arthur Harris (interviewer). 29:30. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6856. The Doctor Fights. July 17, 1945. CBS net. "Burma Incident". Sponsored by: Schenley Laboratories. A doctor is forced to operate on wounded soldiers in the Burma jungles, under impossible conditions. Van Heflin, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Leith Stevens (music). 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6857. The Doctor Fights. July 24, 1945. CBS net. "Captain Rayme's Story". Sponsored by: Schenley Laboratories. Captain Robert Rayme, a flight surgeon with a bomber wing, induces a case of operational fatigue in himself in order to treat the men more effectively. Captain Rayme is interviewed after the drama. Glenn Ford, Arthur Miller (writer), Tony Marvin (interviewer, as "Anthony Marvin"), Robert Rayme, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Leith Stevens (music), Dee Englebach (producer, director). 29:10. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6858. The Doctor Fights. July 31, 1945. CBS net. "The Lam Ping Miracle". Sponsored by: Schenley Laboratories. An officer suffering from Polio must be brought out from China's most inhospitable terrain. Franchot Tone. 1/2 hour. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

49402. The Doctor Fights. August 28, 1945. CBS net. "Medicine For The Enemy". Sponsored by: Schenley Laboratories. The interesting story of Dr. Harry Joseph, a doctor trying to heal a group of very unrepentant Nazi prisoners. After the story Tony Marvin (billed as "Anthony" Marvin) interviews the real Dr. Joseph. Dee Englebach (producer, director), Don Ettlinger (writer), Gregory Peck, Harry Joseph, Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Leith Stevens (composer, conductor), Tony Marvin (announcer). 29:28. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

6859. The Doctor Fights. September 11, 1945. CBS net. "The Man From Missouri". Sponsored by: Schenley Laboratories. The last show of the series. Colonel Howard A. Rusk, an army doctor, fights to start a program of in-hospital rehabilitation and re-education. Colonel Rusk is interviewed after the drama (from Washington, D. C.). Walter Abel, Howard A. Rusk, Harry Cramer (interviewer), Jimmy Wallington (announcer), Millard Lampell (writer), Leith Stevens (music), Dee Englebach (producer, director). 29:11. Audio condition: Excellent. Complete.

Report contains 11 programs.