CRIME DOCTOR FILM COLLECTION5 DVD-R - 10 MOVIES - 1943-1949The Crime Doctor is a fictional character created by Max Marcin. A crook named Phil Morgan suffers amnesia and becomes criminal psychologist Dr. Robert Ordway. He was the hero of a popular CBS radio program titled Crime Doctor on Sunday nights between 1940 and 1947, Columbia Pictures Corporation made a series of ten "Crime Doctor" low-budget, mystery, thriller films from 1943 through 1949. On radio, he was played by Ray Collins, House Jameson, Everett Sloane and John McIntire, but on film, exclusively by Warner Baxter. In the first film of the series, he regains his memory, captures his former gang members, and turns them over to the police. As an in-joke, Collins appeared in the film, but not as Ordway. Collins played Dr. John Carey, the Crime Doctor's doctor. Baxter was in poor health, and two years after making the tenth film, he died of pneumonia.MOVIES LIST:Crime Doctor (1943)The Crime Doctor's Strangest Case (1943)Shadows in the Night (1944) (aka The Crime Doctor's Rendezvous)The Crime Doctor's Warning (1945)The Crime Doctor's Courage (1945)Just Before Dawn (1946) (aka Exposed by the Crime Doctor)The Crime Doctor's Man Hunt (1946)The Millerson Case (1947) (aka The Crime Doctor's Vacation)The Crime Doctor's Gamble (1947)The Crime Doctor's Diary (1949)These films were originally produced long before the advent of High Definition TV, therefore they are best viewed on a small screen. HD TVs tend to stretch and skew the picture. Set your HD TV on 4:3 aspect ratio. (That was the old TV format). Please do not expect DVD or Commercial level DVDs from these films. Email us for any additional info. eCRATER’s Public Domain policy: These movies are in the public domain. Thousands of Hollywood motion pictures are in the Public Domain because they were released without Copyright Notices, never registered with the Library of Congress, had improper or late registrations; or were not properly renewed under the old requirements for films made before 1964. The status of films registered from 1929 through 1956 is noted in 3 volumes of Copyright Catalogs of motion picture registrations published by the Library of Congress.