Magnificent Obsession (1954)

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.

Rotten Tomatoes: Fresh 90% / Audience 71%

Rated Unrated,  1 hr 48 mins

GENRES
Drama • Romance
DIRECTION
Douglas Sirk
CAST
Jane Wyman  •  Rock Hudson  •  Barbara Rush  •  Agnes Moorehead

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CAST & CHARACTERS
Jane Wyman Helen Phillips
Rock Hudson Bob Merrick
Barbara Rush Joyce Phillips
Agnes Moorehead Nancy Ashford
Otto Kruger Edward Randolph
Gregg Palmer Tom Masterson
Sara Shane Valerie Daniels
Paul Cavanagh Dr. Henry Giraud
Judy Nugent Judy
Richard H. Cutting Dr. Derwin Dodge
Will J. White State Police Sergeant Bill Ames (as Will White)
Helen Kleeb Mrs. Eden