IMDb > Private Duty Nurses (1971)

Private Duty Nurses (1971) More at IMDbPro »


Overview

User Rating:
4.2/10   72 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Up 54% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writer:
Contact:
View company contact information for Private Duty Nurses on IMDbPro.
Genre:
Tagline:
It's what they do off duty that's really private! See more »
Plot:
A trio of beautiful private-duty nurses that practice more than the medical arts must confront underground drug traffickers, racism and murder in their local hospital. | Add synopsis »
NewsDesk:
(5 articles)
Private Duty Nurses
 (From Trailers from Hell. 20 May 2014, 1:00 PM, PDT)

Digital Fury: DVD Essentials for April
 (From Planet Fury. 11 April 2012, 9:19 AM, PDT)

The Nurses Collection (1971, 1972, 1973, 1974)
 (From Planet Fury. 6 April 2012, 5:44 PM, PDT)

User Reviews:
Tacky 'Nurse' series entry See more (5 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Katherine Cannon ... Spring (as Kathy Cannon)
Joyce Williams ... Lola
Pegi Boucher ... Lynn
Joseph Kaufmann ... Dr. Doug Selden

Dennis Redfield ... Domino
Robert F. Simon ... Dr. Sutton

Morris Buchanan ... Kirby

Herbert Jefferson Jr. ... Dr. Elton
Paul Hampton ... Dewey

Paul Gleason ... Dr. McClintock
David Osterhout ... Hank Ibsen
Cliff Carnell ... Bartender
Meredith Duncan ... Angela Selden
George Sawaya ... Ahmed
Dinah Anne Rogers ... Nurse Brandt (as Dinah Rogers)
Joe Wertheimer ... Sulif

Stanley Bennett Clay ... Leo (as Stanley Clay)
Nancy Valentine ... Waitress
Elizabeth Ann Coffin ... Secretary (as Elizabeth Coffin)
Mike Payne ... Dr. Black
Guy Remsen ... Dr. Wasp
Janear Hines ... June

Robert Tessier ... Super bouncer
Dennis Thorlakson ... Mailman

Doug Fieger ... Band member - Sky
Robbie Stawinski ... Band member - Sky
John Coury ... Band member - Sky
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Brent Armitage ... Boy On Beach (uncredited)
Create a character page for: ?

Directed by
George Armitage 
 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
George Armitage 

Produced by
George Armitage .... producer
Roger Corman .... executive producer
 
Original Music by
Sky 
 
Cinematography by
John McNichol 
 
Film Editing by
Alan Collins 
 
Set Decoration by
Joe Wertheimer 
 
Art Department
John Armitage .... properties
 
Sound Department
Fred Porter .... boom operator
 
Stunts
Douglas Christopher .... motorcycle stunts
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Dennis Bishop .... grip (as Dennis A. Bishop)
Scott Lloyd-Davies .... assistant cameraman
James V. McNichol .... electrician
John C. Murray .... gaffer
Norman Stevens .... electrician (as Norman P. Stevens)
Robert Tessier .... key grip
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Carol Paulson .... ladies wardrobe designer
Marge Rogers .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
John Armitage .... assistant editor
Bruce Sunkees .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Ann Hult .... production assistant
David Osterhout .... production assistant
Don Record .... title designer
Todd Spence .... script clerk
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies
Create a character page for: ?

Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Young L.A. Nurses 3" - USA (alternative title)
See more »
Runtime:
80 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Color (Metrocolor)
Aspect Ratio:
1.85 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:

Did You Know?

Movie Connections:
Featured in Paging Dr. Corman (2012) (V)See more »

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
2 out of 4 people found the following review useful.
Tacky 'Nurse' series entry, 11 April 2012
Author: Dave from Ottawa from Canada

This movie was a follow-up to the hit Roger Corman quickie The Student Nurses and went along similar lines, but had a completely different cast, a much schlockier tone and no story carry-over whatsoever. Once again, the idea was to weave together a story of young professionals trying to succeed amid the temptations of the swinging early 70s. The cast of attractive but inexperienced unknowns try their best, but the way out story line does them few favors. There is the usual soft-core cinema titillation, with the camera following the girls in their tight uniforms along hospital corridors, and then off to parties where they smoke dope, take off their tops and have sex, but after the first movie it began to seem repetitive. So, instead of focusing on the career and personal tribulations of the girls as the first movie did, this movie's makers went all out trying to get in everything ELSE they could think of that was relevant to the day and as a result this movie is ludicrously overloaded with sensationalistic exploitation movie nonsense - murderers, drug pushers etc. - which shifts the focus away from the characters and not to any good purpose. The characters aren't very interesting, but neither is the story.

The resulting movie is now rather horribly dated, totally unbelievable and not very much fun to sit through, even as camp. The dialogue probably sounded fairly hip at the time (or maybe it didn't) but it is pretty laughable now, as are the attempts to make the party scenes seem exciting by using a lot of way out psychedelic camera angles and tricky edits (spins, tilts etc.). That stuff was actually a few years old by the time this movie was made and had become a tad clichéd.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (5 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Private Duty Nurses (1971)

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
Candy Stripe Nurses The Young Nurses Night Call Nurses L.E.T.H.A.L. Ladies: Return to Savage Beach The Cheerleaders
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
IMDb User Rating:
Show more recommendations

Related Links

Full cast and crew Company credits External reviews
News articles IMDb Thriller section IMDb USA section

You may report errors and omissions on this page to the IMDb database managers. They will be examined and if approved will be included in a future update. Clicking the 'Edit page' button will take you through a step-by-step process.