Doctor Bull is a 1933 American pre-Code comedy film directed by John Ford, based on the James Gould Cozzens novel The Last Adam. Will Rogers portrays a small-town doctor who must deal with a typhoid outbreak in the community.
|Directed by||John Ford|
|Produced by||Winfield R. Sheehan|
|Written by||James Gould Cozzens|
|Edited by||Louis R. Loeffler|
|Distributed by||Fox Film Corporation|
The film was well praised by The New York Times, which noted that the story is similar to that of Lionel Barrymore's film One Man's Journey when it premiered at the Radio City Music Hall in New York City. Andy Devine met his future wife during the making of this picture.
- Will Rogers as Dr. George "Doc" Bull
- Vera Allen as Mrs. Janet "Jane" Cardmaker, widow of Charles Edward Cardmaker and Bull's girlfriend
- Marian Nixon as May Tupping, telephone operator
- Howard Lally as Joe Tupping
- Berton Churchill as Herbert Banning, Janet's brother
- Louise Dresser as Mrs. Herbert Banning
- Andy Devine as Larry Ward, soda jerk
- Rochelle Hudson as Virginia (Muller) Banning
- Tempe Pigott as Grandma Banning
- Elizabeth Patterson as Aunt Patricia Banning
- Nora Cecil as Aunt Emily Banning
- Ralph Morgan as Dr. Verney, owner of Verney Laboratory
- Effie Ellsler as Aunt Myra Bull
- Helen Freeman as Helen Upjohn, New Winton postmistress
- Francis Ford as Mr. Herring (uncredited)
- Charles Middleton as Mr. Upjohn (uncredited)
- Tag Gallagher (1988). John Ford: The Man and His Films. University of California Press. p. 94. ISBN 978-0-520-06334-1.
- "Doctor Bull (1933)". Pre Code. Retrieved August 29, 2016.
- Hall, Mordaunt (October 6, 1933). "Movie Review - - Will Rogers as a Country Doctor in a Film Version of James Gould Couzens's Novel, 'The Last Adam.'". Movies.nytimes.com. Retrieved July 6, 2017.
- By, D. W. (November 25, 1934). TAKING A LOOK AT THE RECORD. New York Times (1923-Current File) Retrieved from https://search.proquest.com/docview/101193306