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Candy Stripe Nurses (1974)

 -  Comedy | Thriller  -  1 May 1974 (USA)
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Candice Rialson ...
Sandy
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Dianne
María Rojo ...
Marisa Valdez
Roger Cruz ...
Carlos
Rod Haase ...
Cliff Gallagher
Richard Gates ...
Wally (as Rick Gates)
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Dr. Wilson
Kendrew Lascelles ...
Owen Boles
Michael Ross Verona ...
Freddie
Kimberly Hyde ...
April
Elana Casey ...
Zouzou
John Hudson ...
Dr. Krause
Ruth Warshawsky ...
Head Nurse
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Emergency Room Nurse
James Espinoza ...
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A comedy following the exploits of three volunteer nurses, or 'candy stripers'. Marisa, who has been ordered to do volunteer work as a punishment for assaulting her teacher, falls for a young man who has been accused of knocking over a gas station, and does some investigating to try and clear his name. Sandy, on the other hand, has taken the job in order to be with her doctor boyfriend, but also takes up with a few of her handsomer patients as well before transferring to a sex clinic. Dianne, meanwhile, falls for a basketball player, whom she tries to talk into giving up drugs for good. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

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Marisa Valdez: Hey, I know you. You're the guy that held up the gas station last night... excuse me!
Carlos: I'm innocent, in case you're interested.
Marisa Valdez: And I'm Jackie Onassis; drop by the yacht sometime!
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The graft didn't take, but the music was interesting.

I was originally not planning to say much about this movie, pro or con, except to tell you what my only reason was for wanting to see it -- which I'll come back to later. My thinking was that it wouldn't be fair to pick on this movie for being merely a sophomoric sex comedy when it was never meant to be anything more. But there WAS an attempt to make it something more -- which succeeded only in making it something less. NURSES attempts to surgically graft two serious dramas onto the sex comedy, and IMHO, the graft didn't take. The end result doesn't even begin to qualify as serious drama, but has probably frustrated many folks who were looking for a sex comedy.

To be fair, I should mention that the DVD edition includes an interview with Roger Corman, who produced the movie, in which he says NURSES was an experiment, and admits it might not have the same appeal as a movie that stuck strictly to formula. So if it was meant to be an experiment, I still shouldn't pick on it, but I have to say the experiment was a failure.

Now, to get back to my reason for watching this movie, it seems there's a connection between NURSES and the controversial rape and revenge movie I SPIT ON YOUR GRAVE (a.k.a. DAY OF THE WOMAN). That connection is actor Eron Tabor, who played one of the four rapists (Johnny, the service station worker) from GRAVE, and co-wrote the rock music for NURSES. (My source is the feature-length commentary on the Millennium Edition DVD of GRAVE.) Unfortunately, there's no way to tell how much of the music was written by Tabor, because the opening credits attribute the music simply to `Thompson & Tabor.' There are a few vocal numbers, and I'm wondering if it could be Mr. Tabor singing.


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