CTVA US Medical - "Dr. Kildare" (MGM-Arena/NBC)(1961-66) Richard Chamberlain

CTVA
The Classic TV Archive - US Medical Drama Series

"Dr Kildare" (1961-66)   "The Eleventh Hour" (1962-64) 
The Man From U.N.C.L.E. (1964-68)  The Girl From U.N.C.L.E. (1966-67)
"The Lieutenant" (1963-64)   "Jericho" (1966-67)    "Strange Report" (UK) (1968)

Island Son (1989-90) starring Richard Chamberlain
Dr. Kildare (1961-66) 

Episode Guide compiled by The Classic TV Archive
with contributions by:
D.W. McGregor, Sal Crisanti, Rina Fox
references:
Library of Congress (telnet://locis.loc.gov)
Internet Movie Database (http://us.imdb.com)

Dr. Kildare (Theatricals) (1937-1947)
Dr. Kildare (season 1) (NBC) (1961-1962) (b-w)
Dr. Kildare (season 2) (NBC) (1962-1963)  (b-w)
Dr. Kildare (season 3) (NBC) (1963-1964) (b-w)
Dr. Kildare (season 4) (NBC) (1964-1965) (b-w)
Dr. Kildare (season 5) (NBC) (1965-1966) (color)




Arena production
in association with
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Television

for
NBC (Thursdays 8:30 pm, seasons 1-4, 1961-65)(hour format)
NBC (Mondays & Tuesdays 8:30 pm, season 5, 1965-66)(half-hour format)

Executive Producer
Norman Felton
Produced by
Herbert Hirschman (1961-62, season 1)
Produced by
David Victor (1962-63, season 2)
Calvin Clements Jr  
Produced by Douglas Benton (1965-66, season 5)
US Medical Drama series  1961-66    191 episodes
1961-65 133 episodes x 60 min bw (seasons 1-4)  (pt 1)
1965-66 58 episodes x 30 min color (season 5)   (pt 2)
starring
Richard Chamberlain as Dr. James Kildare (1961-66)
Raymond Massey as Dr. Leonard Gillespie (1961-66)
Doctors:
Eddie Ryder as Dr. Simon Agurski (1961-1965)
Jud Taylor as Dr. Thomas Gerson (1961-63,1965)
Ken Berry as Dr. John Kapish (1961-64)
Steve Bell as Dr. Quint Lowry (1963-66)
Gary Judis as Dr. Vincent Barnes (1962-63)(#29-40-55-77)
Nurses:
Jo Helton mainly as Nurse Conant + other roles (1962-65)
Jean Inness as Nurse Beatrice Fain (1962-66)
Maxine Stuart as Nurse Mary Ayers (1962-64)
Lee Meriwether in various Nurse roles incl. Nurse Bonnie Tynes/Mynes
(1963-65) (episodes #59, #77, #81, #90, #102, #115, #118)
Lee Kurty as Nurse Zoe Lawton (1965-66)

Joan Patrick as Susan Deigh, receptionist (1961-62)
Cynthia Stone as Mrs. Salt, secretary (1963-66)

Premise: Stories of Dr. Kildare, an Intern at "Blair General Hospital",
and Dr Gillespie, the paternal senior staff physician who guided him.

'Dr. Kildare' theme music by Jerrald Goldsmith

Vocal version of the theme from "Dr. Kildare"
words - Hal Winn, music - Jerrald Goldsmith & Pete Rugolo,
arranger - Pietro Deiro ,Jr.
'Three Stars will shine tonight' sung by Richard Chamberlain
18Jul62

Original music by
Jerry Goldsmith, Pete Rugolo, Harry Sukman  

Background:
Norman Felton's Arena Productions also produced the following
series:
   "The Eleventh Hour" (1962-64,  "The Lieutenant" (1963-64),
"The Man from UNCLE" (1964-68), "The Girl from UNCLE" (1966-67),
"Jericho" (1966-67)
"Strange Report" (UK) (1968) starring Anthony Quayle.
"Hawkins on Murder" (1973-74) starring James Stewart

Richard Chamberlain - Theme From Dr.Kildare (1962)

Dr Kildare sings Three Stars Will Shine, Richard Chamberlain


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########### some music credits ###############
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'Danse arabe' From 'The visitors'. m Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.,
employer for hire of Harry Sukman.
Themes from Dr. Kildare
1Apr64;

'Polly's theme' From 'The dark side of the mirror'. m
aMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., employer for hire of Harry Sukman.
Themes from Dr. Kildare
1Apr64

'I love him' From 'The administrator'. m Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,
Inc., employer for hire of Harry Sukman.
Themes from Dr. Kildare
1Apr64;

'Blue evening' From 'The soul killer'. m Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,
Inc., employer for hire of Harry Sukman.
Themes from Dr. Kildare
1Apr64

'In love' From 'Horn of plenty'. m Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.,
employer for hire of Harry Sukman.
Themes from Dr. Kildare
1Apr64

'Julia's theme' From Dr. Kildare segment,'Good luck charm'. m
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., employer for hire of Harry Sukman.
18Feb63

'Ellen's theme' From 'The burning sky'. m Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,
Inc., employer for hire of Harry Sukman.
Themes from Dr. Kildare
1Apr64

'Valse sentimentale' From 'The mosaic'. m Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer,
Inc., employer for hire of Harry Sukman.
Themes from Dr. Kildare
1Apr64

'Irish theme' From 'The gift of the Koodjanuk'. m
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., employer for hire of Harry Sukman.
Themes from Dr. Kildare
1Apr64

'What is different about today?' w & m Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc.,
employer for hire of Jerry McNeely & Harry Sukman.
Themes from Dr. Kildare
17Nov64

'Young and in love' From the MGM-TV series, Dr. Kildare. w & m
Ethel Lee, Bernie Baum & Florence Kaye, new piano part:
acMetro-Goldwyn-Mayer, Inc., employer for hire.
9Dec63

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