PG certificateThe Great Moment is a Film programme that first aired in 1944 and has been classified a PG certificate.

The Great Moment is a 3 star programme


The Great Moment (1944)

Directed by
Preston Sturges

William Morton changed centuries of dentistry with one simple discovery: ether anaesthetic. His choice was to preserve his secret and become rich, or to share his find with the world.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 90 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1944

3/5 Stars

Classification: PG Certificate

Production Country: USA

Filmed in Black and White


Joel McCrea...William Thomas Green Morton
Betty Field...Elizabeth Morton
Harry Carey Jr....Prof. Warren
William Demarest...Eben Frost
Louis Jean Heydt...Dr. Horace Wells
Julius Tannen...Dr. Charles Jackson
Edwin Maxwell...Vice-President of Medical Society
Porter Hall...President Franklin Pierce
Franklin Pangborn...Dr. Heywood
Grady Sutton...Homer Quimby
Donivee Lee...Betty Morton
Harry Hayden...Judge Shipman
Torben Meyer...Dr. Dahlmeyer
Victor Potel...First Dental Patient
Thurston Hall...Senator Borland