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Doctors' Wives
     

Doctors' Wives

Director: George Schaefer

Cast: Dyan Cannon, Richard Crenna, Gene Hackman

 
Among a cliquish set of country club doctors and surgeons, it seems that sleeping around is the norm. Early in the film, however, one husband murders his promiscuous wife (Dyan Cannon) while she is in bed with a rather unlikely adulterer. The various alliances and rivalries in this close-knit community are further stressed as the murderous husband uses his knowledge

Overview

Among a cliquish set of country club doctors and surgeons, it seems that sleeping around is the norm. Early in the film, however, one husband murders his promiscuous wife (Dyan Cannon) while she is in bed with a rather unlikely adulterer. The various alliances and rivalries in this close-knit community are further stressed as the murderous husband uses his knowledge of the community for a wide-ranging blackmail scheme. While the police investigate, the doctors who do open-heart surgery on their patients experience heart-rending situations themselves. The film has a large and distinguished cast of actors, including Richard Crenna, Dyan Cannon, Caroll O'Conner, Ralph Bellamy, Gene Hackman, John Colicos, Diana Sands and Janice Rule. The story is based on Doctors' Wives by Frank G. Slaughter.

Product Details

Release Date:
08/16/2010
UPC:
0043396354852
Original Release:
1970
Rating:
R
Source:
Sony Pictures Home
Sales rank:
52,784

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Dyan Cannon Lorrie Dellman
Richard Crenna Pete Brennan
Gene Hackman Dave Randolph
Rachel Roberts Della Randolph
Carroll O'Connor Joe Gray
Janice Rule Amy Brennan
Richard Anderson D. A. Douglas
Scott Brady Sgt. Malloy
William Bramley Dr. Hagstrom
Jon Lormer Elderly Doctor
Paul Marin Dr. Deemster
Vincent VanLynn Barney Harris
Ernie Barnes Dr. Penfield
Diana Sands Helen Straughn
Cara Williams Maggie Gray
Ralph Bellamy Jake Porter
John Colicos Mort Dellman
George Gaynes Paul McGill
Marian McCargo Elaine McGill
Anthony Costello Mike Traynor
Kristina Holland Sybil Carter
Mark Jenkins Lew Saunders

Technical Credits
George Schaefer Director
Alan Bergman Songwriter
Marilyn Bergman Songwriter
Elmer Bernstein Score Composer
Mike J. Frankovich Producer
Les Fresholtz Sound/Sound Designer
Carl Kress Editor
Charles B. Lang Cinematographer
Moss Mabry Costumes/Costume Designer
Marvin March Set Decoration/Design
Philip L. Parslow Asst. Director
Arthur Piantadosi Sound/Sound Designer
Daniel Taradash Screenwriter
Lyle Wheeler Production Designer

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