Here’s a double bill of medical malpractice from the 70’s, one with a script by Paddy Chayefsky!
Ready for a “Scalpel Sharp” Dissection Of Medicine, Courtesy Of George C. Scott?
Yes, in an era when “Obamacare” is such a hot button, remember there were films that took on the medical establishment and blew the doors off of medicine!
“Now what in hell am I going to tell this boy Schaefer’s parents? That a substitute nurse assassinated him because she couldn’t tell the doctors from the patients on the floor?”
If you LOVED the screenplay for “Network”, imagine if Paddy Chayefsky put this sharp pen to the world of medical care! Well, he did, and legendary Actor George C. Scott spewed them out in a wicked medical comedy!
In 1971, legendary writer Paddy Chayefsky took on medicine, and what a great result! Here’s is the trailer:
Thanks to “Movieclips classic trailers” on youtube for sharing this! Here’s the plot:
George C. Scott was on a roll…
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