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

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

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