Operation Heartbeat (1969)
In this compelling hospital drama, the pilot for the TV series "Medical Center," surgeon Joe Gannon (Richard Bradford) performs a risky heart transplant on his ailing mentor, Dr. Lee Forestman (Edward G. Robinson), but then faces accusations from the widow of the organ donor that Gannon allowed the man to die so he could save Forestman. With Kim Stanley, Maurice Evans, and future series co-star James Daly. AKA: "U.M.C." 97 min. Standard; Soundtrack: English Dolby Digital mono.
- Boris Sagal
- DVD-R Fullscreen
- Closed Captioned:
- Cast: James Daly, Maurice Evans, Shelley Fabares, Kevin McCarthy, Richard Bradford, Edward G. Robinson, Kim Stanley, J. D. Cannon, William Windom, James Shigeta, William Marshall, Audrey Totter, Alfred Ryder, Robert Emhardt, Angela Cartwright, Michael Evans, Jason Wingreen, Tim O'Kelly, Mel Carter, Christopher West, Herb Armstrong, Karen Norris, Marianne Gordon