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The Nurse's Secret (1941)

Passed | | Crime, Drama, Mystery | 24 May 1941 (USA)
Murder mystery with a nurse (Lee Patrick) moving into a mansion after an apparent suicide to care for the old mother. The mother is kind of spooky, but so is the butler, and the girlfriend,... See full summary »

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Lee Patrick ...
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Florence Lentz
Ann Edmonds ...
Paula Brent
George Campeau ...
Charles Elliott
Clara Blandick ...
Miss Juliet Mitchell
Charles Waldron ...
Dr. Stewart (as Charles D. Waldron)
Charles Trowbridge ...
Arthur Glenn
Leonard Mudie ...
Hugo
Virginia Brissac ...
Mary
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Mr. Henderson
Georgia Caine ...
Miss Griffin
Douglas Kennedy ...
Dr. Keene (as Keith Douglas)
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Telephone Girl
Lucia Carroll ...
Nurse
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Murder mystery with a nurse (Lee Patrick) moving into a mansion after an apparent suicide to care for the old mother. The mother is kind of spooky, but so is the butler, and the girlfriend, and the doctor, and... you get the point. After the insurance policy is found, the plot becomes more interesting. Written by Ed Lorusso

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24 May 1941 (USA)  »

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A Enfermeira Detetive  »

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Goofs

After Miss Juliet's death the doctor exits the nurse's room, which connects to Miss Juliet's room, via a door swinging outward (inward to Miss Juliet's room). He listens in on the nurse and detective's conversation who are in the nurse's room, then closes that door which is now swinging outward. When the detective starts to enter Miss Juliet's room he goes to enter the door inward (toward Miss Juliet's room) then the scene cuts to him entering Miss Juliet's room via a now outward swinging (inward towards the nurse's room) door. See more »

Crazy Credits

Opening credits are shown with a figure at the left, while the beam of a flashlight goes up and down towards the right, behind the credits. See more »

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Version of Miss Pinkerton (1932) See more »

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Better than the original
24 December 1999 | by (Parkersburg, West Virginia) – See all my reviews

This is a nice little mystery from Warner Brothers in the 1940's and I thought it was much more enjoyable than the original version that was made by the same studio in the 1930's. I always thought that Lee Patrick was much underrated as an actress, but this is just another good movie for a very good actress.


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