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Jon Hamm mines Russian lit in darkly comic 'Young Doctor's Notebook'
Jon Hamm mines Russian lit in darkly comic 'Young Doctor's Notebook'

In the Ovation series "A Young Doctor's Notebook," Jon Hamm and Daniel Radcliffe star as young and old versions of the same character, an unnamed physician assigned to a tiny hospital in a remote village in revolutionary Russia. Think "Northern Exposure" meets "Dr. Zhivago." Adapted from a collection of semiautobiographical stories by Mikhail Bulgakov, it's a surprisingly low-profile, offbeat project for two actors known for iconic roles, but there are plenty of reasons to watch other than the chance to see Harry Potter and Don Draper on screen together.  Though it's a period piece with a literary pedigree, as is "Mad Men,"...

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