The Citadel

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  • Genre(s): Drama
  • Release year: 1938
  • Running time: 110 min
Oscar-winners Rosalind Russell ("Auntie Mame") and Robert Donat ("Goodbye, Mr. Chips") star in this Oscar-nominated drama about a struggling doctor who gives up his ideals for a posh high-society practice. In the process, he nearly loses his wife and... read more
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Oscar-winners Rosalind Russell ("Auntie Mame") and Robert Donat ("Goodbye, Mr. Chips") star in this Oscar-nominated drama about a struggling doctor who gives up his ideals for a posh high-society practice. In the process, he nearly loses his wife and his friends before tragedy opens his eyes. Co-starring Oscar-winner Rex Harrison ("My Fair Lady"). Nominated for four Oscars, including Best Picture, Director and Actor (Donat).

Original Release

10/29/1938

Cast

Rosalind Russell Christine Barlow Manson
Ralph Richardson Denny
Rex Harrison Dr. Lawford
Robert Donat Andrew Manson
Emlyn Williams Owen
Penelope Dudley-Ward Toppy LeRoy (as Penelope Dudley Ward)
Francis L. Sullivan Ben Chenkin (as Francis Sullivan)
Mary Clare Mrs. Orlando
Cecil Parker Charles Every
Nora Swinburne Mrs. Thornton
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

King Vidor

Writers

A.J. Cronin, Ian Dalrymple, Frank Wead, Elizabeth Hill, Emlyn Williams

Cast

Rosalind Russell Christine Barlow Manson
Ralph Richardson Denny
Rex Harrison Dr. Lawford
Robert Donat Andrew Manson
Emlyn Williams Owen
Penelope Dudley-Ward Toppy LeRoy (as Penelope Dudley Ward)
Francis L. Sullivan Ben Chenkin (as Francis Sullivan)
Mary Clare Mrs. Orlando
Cecil Parker Charles Every
Nora Swinburne Mrs. Thornton
Edward Chapman Joe Morgan
Athene Seyler Lady Raebank
Felix Aylmer Mr. Boon
Joyce Bland Nurse Sharp
Percy Parsons Mr. Stillman
Dilys Davies Mrs. Page
Basil Gill Doctor Page
Joss Ambler Dr. A.H. Llewellyn

Producers

Hayes Goetz Executive Producer
Victor Saville Producer

Editors

Charles Frend

1939 Oscar Best Picture Nominated
1939 Oscar Best Actor in a Leading Role Nominated
1939 Oscar Best Director Nominated
1939 Oscar Best Writing, Screenplay Nominated
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