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The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938) was a Crime - Drama Film directed by Anatole Litvak and produced by Hal B. Wallis, Jack L. Warner, Anatole Litvak, Robert Lord and Gilbert Miller.

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The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938) (3)

By Beatrice on Dec 10, 2013 From Flickers in Time

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse Directed by Anatole Litvak Written by John Wexley and John Huston from the play by Barr? Lyndon 1938/USA Warner Bros. First viewing; Netflix rental The cinematography and direction of this movie was great and the actors are some of my favorites. ?I honestly cannot expl... Read full article


The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse – 1938

By Bogart Fan on Nov 3, 2013 From The Bogie Film Blog

My Review —Worth a Watch— Your Bogie Film Fix: out of 5 Bogies! Director: Anatole Litvak The Lowdown A wealthy physician (Edward G. Robinson) moonlights as a gangster to do research on the criminal mind. What I Thought Go ahead and get all the giggles out over the name of the film. ... Read full article


The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938) (2)

By Brandy Dean on Feb 20, 2013 From Pretty Clever Films

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse is appropriately named because it is AMAZING! Landing somewhere between a dry Brit comedy and a hardcore gangster movie, the odd-ball gem is hard to categorize. I first saw the movie a few years ago and was delighted when I saw it come up in TCM’s rotation this wee... Read full article


The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938) (1)

By Pretty Clever Film Gal on May 12, 2011 From Pretty Clever Films

The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse is appropriately named because it is AMAZING! Landing somewhere between a dry Brit comedy and a hardcore gangster movie, the odd-ball gem is hard to categorize. I first saw the movie a few years ago and was delighted when I saw it come up in TCM’s rotation this wee... Read full article


24 Bogie Movie Marathon #5: The Amazing Dr. Clitterhouse (1938)

By Google profile on Nov 9, 2010 From Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog

About MeBlogger, Out of the Past - A Classic Film Blog and more. Please add my Google profile to your circles. It's the movie that Humphrey Bogart dubbed "The Amazing Doctor Clitoris" so would it be appropriate to say that this film tickled me pink? Perhaps not. All joking aside, this is probably... Read full article


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Quotes from

Dr. T.S. Clitterhouse: Crime and research.


Dr. T.S. Clitterhouse: [to Jo as he rolls craps] I was doing rather nicely until you came in. What's that platitude about dice and women? It's possible that my luck has switched from the dice to you.
[Obseving her dour reaction]
Dr. T.S. Clitterhouse: Oh, my mistake. My luck could still be with the dice.


Dr. T.S. Clitterhouse: Now, just relax, counselor. Nothing to be jittery about.
Grant: My dear boy, I've had over a hundred clients face the electric chair. I've never been jittery.
Dr. T.S. Clitterhouse: But your clients were.


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Facts about

"The Screen Guild Theater" broadcast a 30 minute radio adaptation of the movie on June 5, 1944 with Edward G. Robinson and Claire Trevor reprising their film roles.
Producer Robert Lord favored Ronald Colman in the title role but was overruled by studio boss Jack Warner, who cast studio contractee Edward G. Robinson. After Anatole Litvak was assigned to the project, Lord's role shifted from producer to associate producer.
Nearly all of the characters' names are changed from the original play on which the film is based.
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