Dr. Kildare's Victory

Dr. Kildare's Victory is a 1942 film directed by W. S. Van Dyke. It stars Lew Ayres and Lionel Barrymore.[1] This was the tenth and last of the Dr. Kildare movie series.

Dr. Kildare's Victory
Directed byW. S. Van Dyke
Written byJoseph Harrington
Max Brand
Screenplay byHarry Ruskin
Willis Goldbeck
StarringLew Ayres
Lionel Barrymore
Ann Ayars
Music byLennie Hayton
CinematographyWilliam H. Daniels
Edited byFrank E. Hull
Distributed byMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer
Release date
June 25, 1942
Running time
92 min.
CountryUnited States

Plot summary

Dr. Kildare (Lew Ayres) is involved in a dispute between two competing hospitals. The trouble begins when an intern rushes a beautiful girl to Kildare's hospital. She has a shard of glass imbedded in her heart.[2]



The film was titled Born to be Bad. Ayres was interned as a conscientious objector after the film was completed.[3]


  1. http://allmovie.com/work/dr-kildares-victory-89927
  2. http://www.allmovie.com/movie/dr-kildares-victory-v89927
  3. A FEW HOLLYWOOD ACHES AND PAINS: Metro Gauges Public Reaction to Ayres Case -- Mr. Raft Protests By THOMAS F. BRADY HOLLYWOOD.. New York Times (1923-Current file) [New York, N.Y] 05 Apr 1942: X3.
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