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Posted by on Jan 13, 2012 in Kick-Back Friday

Kick-Back Friday: #190

Kick-Back Friday: #190

October-Man.jpgThe October Man (1947): Seriously brain injured in a bus crash (which takes the life of his young companion), a recovered, but terribly guilt-ridden, man (John Mills) is suspected of murdering a needy female acquaintance. Given his mental handicap, he, himself, is not sure of his innocence and spends the remainder of the film vacillating between suicide and a desperate search for the real murderer. A very acute eye will catch a young and wholly charming Juliet Mills, the real-life daughter of the collectively beloved leading man.

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A native East Tennessean, Barbara Martin is a formerly practicing, board-certified neurologist who received her BS (psychology, summa cum laude) and MD from Duke University before completing her postgraduate training (internship, residency, fellowship) at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She has worked in academia, private practice, medical publishing, drug market research, and continuing medical education (CME). For the last 3 years, she has worked in a freelance capacity as a medical writer, analyst, and consultant. Follow Dr. Barbara Martin on and Twitter.