Dr Erchlicks Magic Bullet
Broadcast: 23rd July 1946
Added: Mar 14 2011
Encore Theater presented a series of plays telling in dramatic fashion of the achievements of the medical fraternity in improving man's condition in the world.
Charles Bickford stars in the true story of German physician and early microbiologist, Dr. Paul 'Max' Ehrlich and his discovery of the use of targeted dyes (acting as a 'magic bullet') to discover, diagnose, and eventually cure specific diseases. This led to the discovery of cures for typhus and syphilis.