Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal
Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal is an American medical drama which aired in syndication from 1955 to 1957. It was based on a 1939 book of the same name by Lloyd C. Douglas, that was a prequel to his Magnificent Obsession. A total of 78 episodes were produced.
|Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal|
Series title sequence
|Directed by||Peter Godfrey|
Harry R. Sherman
|Theme music composer||Igor Stravinsky|
|Opening theme||Infernal Dance from "The Firebird"|
|Country of origin||United States|
|No. of seasons||2|
|No. of episodes||78|
|Running time||22–24 minutes|
|Original release||November 5, 1955 –|
November 1, 1957
In 1955 a nationwide competition was held in TV Guide to find a young actor to play Dr. Hudson's protégé, Tim Watson, for several episodes. those entering had to submit a photo and recording in which they read emotional dialogue. The winner was a young actor named Joe Walker.
- John Howard as Dr. Wayne Hudson
- Cheryl Callaway as Kathy Hudson
- Olive Blakeney as Mrs. Grady
- Frances Mercer as Nurse Ann Talbot
- Jack Kelly as Dr. Bennett
- Douglas, Lloyd C. (1939). Doctor Hudson's Secret Journal. Houghton Mifflin. Retrieved 22 July 2017.
- The Complete Directory to Prime Time Network and Cable TV Shows 1946-Present. Ballantine Books. 2003. p. 317. ISBN 0-345-45542-8.
- Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal on IMDb
- Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal at TV.com
- Dr. Hudson's Secret Journal is available for free download at the Internet Archive
- John Howard interview https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=888&dat=19570215&id=JyVSAAAAIBAJ&sjid=A3YDAAAAIBAJ&pg=3469,6805765