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Green for Danger (1946)

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After the nurse who declares that a recent surgical death was a murder dies also, an enigmatic Scotland Yard inspector arrives to investigate.

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Henry Edwards ...
Mr. Purdy
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Dr. Barnes
Ronald Adam ...
Dr. White
Judy Campbell ...
Sister Bates
Wendy Thompson ...
Sister Carter
Rosamund John ...
Nurse Sanson
Sally Gray ...
Nurse Linley
Megs Jenkins ...
Nurse Woods
John Rae ...
The Porter
Moore Marriott ...
Joseph Higgins
Frank Ling ...
Rescue Worker
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Inspector Cockrill
George Woodbridge ...
Det.-Sgt. Hendricks
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Storyline

In a rural English hospital during WWII, a postman dies on the operating table. One of the nurses states that she has proof of who the murderer is. The facetious Inspector Cockrill suspects one of the five doctors and nurses who were in the operating theater to be the assassin. But four poisonous pills have disappeared.... Written by Jean-Marie Berthiaume <jiembe@videotron.ca>

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...follow this man in the FOOTSTEPS of MURDER!


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3 November 1947 (Denmark)  »

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Achtung: Grün  »

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(Western Electric Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The lines quoted by Inspector Cockrill and Mr Eden come from 'The Merchant of Venice', Act 5 Scene 1. See more »

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As the movie takes place in 1944 whilst Britain is being attacked by V1 bombs ('doodlebugs'), the windows and glass doors in the hospital should have been taped to prevent glass being shattered by an explosion and blowing in on people inside. See more »

Quotes

Dr. Barney Barnes: I gave nitrous oxide at first, to get him under.
Inspector Cockrill: Oh yes, stuff the dentist gives you, hmmm -- commonly known as "laughing gas."
Dr. Barney Barnes: Used to be -- actually the impurities cause the laughs.
Inspector Cockrill: Oh, just the same as in our music halls.
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Paul Jones
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Arranged by Harry Gold and Norrie Paramor
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Whimsical mystery with Sim, Howard, and Gray in top form
12 August 2001 | by (London, UK) – See all my reviews

From the opening words of Sim's narration, mystery lovers understand that they are in store for a whimsical treat. Who is the murderer in the operating theatre? Sally Gray and Trevor Howard also deliver vivid portrayals of most interesting characters. Leo Genn also adds a nice bit as a head surgeon who is a bit of a lothario. This is marvelous entertainment.


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