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Frederick Faust (left) with George W. Fish, Venice 1930. Under the pen name of Max Brand, Faust created the character of Dr. Kildare, which was influenced by his friendship with Fish. (Courtesy of Robert Easton.) Lew Ayres (standing with stethoscope) and Lionel Barrymore (seated) as Dr. Kildare and Dr. Gillespie. The two were the mainstay of Metro Goldwyn Mayer’s popular Kildare film series. (Courtesy of Turner Entertainment Company.) The casts from Arena Productions’ two contributions to the TV doctor-show cycle of the early 1960s. Dr. Kildare starred Richard Chamberlain (center) as the young intern and Raymond Massey (left) as Dr. Gillespie, his mentor . The Eleventh Hour starred Jack Ging (standing at right) as a young psychologist and Ralph Bellamy as a psychiatrist who was his partner and mentor. (Courtesy of Norman Felton.) Richard Chamberlain and Yvette Mimieux in “Tyger, Tyger,” a 1961 episode of Dr. Kildare. The romance between the doctor and the epileptic surfboarder received much press attention , as did Mimieux’s scanty bikini. (Courtesy of Norman Felton.) The stars of The Nurses in 1964. A year later the program was retitled The Doctors and the Nurses. (Courtesy of TV Guide.) The cast and crew of Emergency! on Engine 51. (Courtesy of Hannah Shearer.) A scene from “Antagonists,” the first presentation in the Medical Story anthology series. Beau Bridges starred as a young intern who opposes a noted gynecologist (played by Jose Ferrer) when the latter orders a hysterectomy for a young patient. (Courtesy of Columbia Pictures Television.) “Mentor and Tormentor” is what Screen Gems, the production company, titles this publicity still for Temperatures Rising. In the first version of the situation comedy (there were three) intern Cleavon Little (left) sparred with chief of staff James Whitmore. (Courtesy of Columbia Pictures Television.) Members of the large cast of St. Elsewhere. (Courtesy of MTM Enterprises.) On the set of Scrubs. (Courtesy ABC Television Network.) [To view this image, refer to the print version of this title.] [To view this image, refer to the print version of this title.] [To view this image, refer to the print version of this title.] Top left: Private Practice and Grey’s Anatomy sometimes had characters and plots mix. In this scene, Dr. Miranda Bailey (Chandra Wilson) is from Grey’s cast, and Sam Bennett (Taye Diggs) is from Private Practice. (Courtesy ABC Television Network.) Top: Installation of the full set of The Swamp (Bachelor Officers’ Quarters tent), signpost, and essentially complete set of the O.R. (Operating Room). From the exhibition “M*A*S*H: Binding Up the Wounds,” a special exhibition of objects from the award-winning television series, as well as objects and photographs from the Korean War period. July 30, 1983, to September 30, 1984. (Photographed by Dane Penland. Courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution Collections, National Museum of American History, Behring Center.) Left: Cast and crew from ER’s fourth season, for an episode titled “Ambush.” (Courtesy Warner Brothers.) [To view this image, refer to the print version of this title.] This eccentric photo of members of the House cast reflects the eccentricity of the program. (Courtesy Fox Television Network.) ...


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