The Great Moment (1944) Preston Sturges, Joel McCrea, Betty Field, Harry Carey, Biography, Comedy, Drama

The Great Moment (1944)
In the winter of 1868, Eben Frost goes to a Boston pawnshop and redeems a silver medal, inscribed to “Dr. W.T.G. Morton, the Benefactor of Mankind, with the Gratitude of Humanity.” Frost drives to a country farmhouse and gives the medal to Morton’s widow, Elizabeth Morton who explains to her daughter, Betty, that Frost was the first person given anesthesia by her father, Boston dentist Dr. W.T.G. Morton. The story flashes back 20 years to find Morton being wildly acclaimed by medical students as the man whose discovery of “letheon” had forever ended pain as, before that day, even amputations were performed with the patient fully conscious. “Letheron”, unknown to everybody but Morton and Elizabeth, is simply highly rectified sulfuric ether – cleaning fluid – easily obtainable at a pharmacy. By keeping the secret, Dr. Morton could be rich, but he had rather be poor than see a girl strapped to an operating table under the knife of Dr. Warren, and he reveals his secret to a group of …

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Genre: Biography, Comedy, Drama

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