Released on November 03 of 1938 in the USA, "The Citadel" (also known as "Cittadella, La", "Zitadelle, Die") is a Drama film directed by King Vidor, and written by Emlyn Williams (additional dialogue) and Ian Dalrymple , starring Robert Donat, Rosalind Russell, Ralph Richardson, Rex Harrison, Emlyn Williams and Mary Clare.
Secrets of a doctor as told by a doctor!
Who directed "The Citadel":
The Citadel was directed by King Vidor, an American director, producer, writer, and actor.
Before The Citadel, King Vidor had directed So Red the Rose, released in 1935, The Wedding Night (1935), Our Daily Bread (1934), Cynara (1932), Bird of Paradise (1932), and The Champ (1931). Since, he directed The Wizard of Oz, released in 1939, Northwest Passage (1940), Comrade X (1940), H.M. Pulham, Esq. (1941), An American Romance (1944), and Duel in the Sun (1946).
When was "The Citadel" released:
The Citadel was first released on Thursday, November 03, 1938, in the United States. Also released on Thursday, November 03, 1938 has been The Young in Heart (dir. Richard Wallace). This was eighty-one (81) years ago.
What is the cast of "The Citadel":
At the casting of The Citadel we find Robert Donat, previously seen in Knight Without Armour (1937) and The Ghost Goes West (1935); Rosalind Russell (Four's a Crowd (1938), Man-Proof (1938)); Ralph Richardson (South Riding (1938), The Divorce of Lady X (1938)) [ more... ]
- Edward Chapman and Robert Donat, Emlyn Williams, Cecil Parker also appeared together in The Magic Box, released in 1951.
- Felix Aylmer and Mary Clare, Athene Seyler also appeared in The Mill on the Floss, released in 1937.
- Rex Harrison, Emlyn Williams and Felix Aylmer also worked together in Major Barbara, released in 1941.
What is the Storyline of "The Citadel":
Robert Donat stars as the idealistic newly-qualified Scottish doctor, Andrew Manson, who is dedicated to treating Welsh miners suffering from tuberculosis. Initially, he is full of lofty scientific goals, though his purpose erodes when he later moves to London to treat rich hypochondriacs. Rosalind Russell stars as Christine, his wife, who tries to set him back on the original path. Ralph Richardson plays Manson's best friend, Dr. Philip Denny, and Rex Harrison acts in his first notable screen role as [...]
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