UCLA Film & Television Archive Online Screening
Wow. Just wow.
Rarely does a film showcase so many lowlife, amoral despicable characters. From the moment Dr. Silas Brenton appears he gives an air of sleaze. Upon being roused from a nap by a nurse to perform an emergency surgery, he refuses to go to surgery unless she kisses him. The nurse is his girlfriend, but it's still quite unprofessional.
Ethics violations are just the beginning. He had been extorting money from his patients for special "perks" at the hospital, better food, more personal attention, etc. When one of his patients dies, the doctor is turned in by the family he extorted.
He is dismissed from his position at at charity hospital in…