You're the Doctor

You're the Doctor is a 1938 British comedy film directed by Roy Lockwood and starring Barry K. Barnes, Googie Withers and Norma Varden.[1] The screenplay concerns a young woman who pretends to be ill to avoid going on a cruise with her parents, which leads to a series of confusions.

You're the Doctor
Original trade advertisement poster
Directed byRoy Lockwood
Produced byA. George Smith
Written byGuy Beauchamp
H.F. Maltby
Beaufoy Milton
StarringBarry K. Barnes
Googie Withers
Norma Varden
CinematographyGeoffrey Faithfull
New Georgian
Distributed byBritish Independent Exhibitors' Distributors (UK)
Release date
  • 14 October 1938 (1938-10-14) (UK)
Running time
78 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom

It was made at Isleworth Studios.[2]


Critical reception

TV Guide called the film a "Strained idea cleverly carried off."[3]


  1. "BFI | Film & TV Database | YOU'RE THE DOCTOR (1938)". 16 April 2009. Retrieved 17 August 2012.
  2. Wood p.99
  3. "You'Re The Doctor".


  • Low, Rachael. Filmmaking in 1930s Britain. George Allen & Unwin, 1985.
  • Wood, Linda. British Films, 1927-1939. British Film Institute, 1986.
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