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Life in Emergency Ward 10 (1959)

A new registrar, with a revolutionary heart lung machine he has bought from America, joins a small county hospital, and has to win over his colleagues, including the senior house surgeon, ... See full summary »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Christopher Witty ...
David Phillips
Rupert Davies ...
R.S.O. Hunter
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Sister Jane Fraser
Joan Sims ...
Mrs. Pryor
Douglas Ives ...
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Alan Dawson (as Charles TIngwell)
Glyn Owen ...
Frederick Bartman ...
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Prof. Bourne-Evans (as Wilfrid Hyde White)
Tony Quinn ...
Cooney
Dorothy Gordon ...
Mrs. Phillips
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Stephen Russell
Jean Aubrey ...
Judy Wayne
Peter Greenspan ...
1st. Railway Porter
Carl Conway ...
2nd. Railway Porter
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A new registrar, with a revolutionary heart lung machine he has bought from America, joins a small county hospital, and has to win over his colleagues, including the senior house surgeon, and the doctor who had anticipated getting the registrar's appointment. In a series of operations, an older patient, dies on the table, and a young boy has to undergo a urgent hole in the heart operation. Written by mike.wilson6@btinternet.com

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A Heart-warming Picture Prescribed for the Whole Family!

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9 April 1959 (UK)  »

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Emergency - Ward 10  »

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(RCA Sound Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Opening credits: All characters and events in this photoplay are fictitious. See more »

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Followed by General Hospital (1972) See more »

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Fairly entertaining hospital drama.
11 August 2000 | by (Akron, Ohio) – See all my reviews

The plot of this British film concerns the troubles of a hospital as they try to take care of their patients. Acting is fairly good, and there are a few excellent scenes, and could (I said COULD) have been the inspiration for "EMERGENCY!". If only the print that I had seen wasn't so scratchy. It seems that this movie isn't very well known, if you're reading this and you like this type of film, go out and track it down.


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