The Knick

The Knick

Set in downtown New York in 1900,'The Knick' relies upon the surgeons and the Knickerbocker Hospital, physicians and staff that work there, pushing the boundaries of medicine in some time of zero antibiotics and also significant mortality levels. John Thackery is a brilliant surgeon initiating new approaches within the field, despite his addiction to alcoholism. He also directs a team of doctors including his protégé Dr. Everett Gallinger. The youthful Dr. Bertie Chickering Jr. and Dr. Algernon Edwards, a promising surgeon who has been recently thrust up on him. The cast of characters at the hospital also includes Captain August Robertson, Cornelia Robertson, the daughter of its benefactor. Ambulance driver Tom Cleary. Lucy Elkins. A fresh-faced nurse against the nation. The crooked hospital secretary Herman Barrow. And Sister Harriet, a nun who's not afraid to speak her mind.
Release: 2014-08-08
Genres: Drama
Duration: 60 min
Production: Anonymous Content