Magnificent Obsession (1954)

Director
Douglas Sirk

Main cast
Jane Wyman; Rock Hudson; Barbara Rush; Agnes Moorehead; Otto Kruger

Genres
Drama, Romance

Description
When churlish, spoiled rich man Bob Merrick foolishly wrecks his speed boat, the rescue team resuscitates him with equipment that's therefore unavailable to aid a local hero, Dr. Wayne Phillips, who dies as a result. Phillips had helped many people, and when Merrick learns Phillips' secret, to give selflessly and in secret, he tries it in a ham-handed way.


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