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Film and TV Studies Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
Matt McAllister <[log in to unmask]>
Tue, 5 Jul 1994 10:41:07 -0500
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>A colleague has been trying to find the name of a film that he says he saw
>about 20-30 years ago on tv.  He claims it starred Bing Crosby and Rock
>Hudson, and in it Crosby plays a small-town doctor who's been practicing
>euthenasia for some time.  Hudson finds out and threatens to expose him, but
>then discovers the need for a "mercy
>" killing himself.
>I can find nothing in Crosby or Hudson's credits that comes remotely close to
>such a plot nor any instance where they even co-starred.  I suspect my
>informant got his stars crossed (so to speak) and that the production might
>have been made-for-tv, but no luck otherwise.  Any leads?
>Send responses to [log in to unmask]  Thanks.
>--Don Larsson
I vaguely remember an "ABC TV Movie of the Week" in the late 1960s or early
1970s called "Dr Cook's Garden" (I think this was it), with Bing Crosby
(although I don't remember Rock Hudson in it, but he might have been).
Sorry I don't remember any more.
Matt McAllister
Department of Communication Studies, Virginia Tech
Blacksburg, VA  24060   e-mail: [log in to unmask]   phone: 231-9830