IMDb > Candy Stripe Nurses (1974)
Candy Stripe Nurses
Quicklinks
Top Links
trailers and videosfull cast and crewtriviaofficial sitesmemorable quotes
Overview
main detailscombined detailsfull cast and crewcompany credits
Awards & Reviews
user reviewsexternal reviewsawardsuser ratingsparents guidemessage board
Plot & Quotes
plot summarysynopsisplot keywordsmemorable quotes
Did You Know?
triviagoofssoundtrack listingcrazy creditsalternate versionsmovie connectionsFAQ
Other Info
box office/businessrelease datesfilming locationstechnical specsliterature listingsNewsDesk
Promotional
taglines trailers and videos posters photo gallery
External Links
showtimesofficial sitesmiscellaneousphotographssound clipsvideo clips

Candy Stripe Nurses (1974) More at IMDbPro »


Overview

User Rating:
4.2/10   245 votes »
Your Rating:
Saving vote...
Deleting vote...
/10   (delete | history)
Sorry, there was a problem
MOVIEmeter: ?
Down 12% in popularity this week. See why on IMDbPro.
Director:
Writer:
Contact:
View company contact information for Candy Stripe Nurses on IMDbPro.
Release Date:
1 May 1974 (USA) See more »
Genre:
Tagline:
Playing doctor was never like this! See more »
Plot:
Young, pretty nurses and their hospital adventures. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
User Reviews:
The graft didn't take, but the music was interesting. See more (7 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order) (complete, awaiting verification)
Candice Rialson ... Sandy

Robin Mattson ... Dianne
María Rojo ... Marisa Valdez
Roger Cruz ... Carlos
Rod Haase ... Cliff Gallagher
Richard Gates ... Wally (as Rick Gates)

Don Keefer ... Dr. Wilson
Kendrew Lascelles ... Owen Boles
Michael Ross Verona ... Freddie
Kimberly Hyde ... April
Elana Casey ... Zouzou
John Hudson ... Dr. Krause
Ruth Warshawsky ... Head Nurse

June Christopher ... Emergency Room Nurse
James Espinoza ... The Witness
Al Alu ... The Hood
Frank Lugo ... The Fat Hood (as Frank R. Lugo)
Ray Galvin ... Gas Station Attendant
Tom Baker ... First Mechanic
Rick Garcia ... Second Mechanic

Alma Beltran ... Market Lady

Bill Erwin ... Principal
James Beach ... Teacher
Warren Sudbury ... Lance
Tara Strohmeier ... Irena

Sally Kirkland ... Wife in Clinic
Monte Landis ... Husband in Clinic
Margaret Middleton ... Sandy's Mother

Dick Miller ... Spectator
Stanley Ralph Ross ... Dr. Kramer
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
David Garfield ... (uncredited)
Create a character page for: ?

Directed by
Alan Holleb 
 
Writing credits
Alan Holleb 

Produced by
Julie Corman .... producer
Nicole Scott .... associate producer
Roger Corman .... executive producer (uncredited)
 
Original Music by
Eron Tabor  (as Tabor)
Ron Thompson  (as Thompson)
 
Cinematography by
Colin Campbell 
 
Film Editing by
Allan Holzman 
 
Casting by
Sally Kirkland 
 
Art Direction by
Jane Ruhm  (as Jane Rum)
 
Costume Design by
Jane Ruhm (uncredited)
 
Makeup Department
Donald Mulderick .... makeup artist (as Don Mulderick)
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Barbara Peeters .... second unit director
Teri Schwartz .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Steve Mullen .... props
 
Sound Department
Robert Gravenor .... sound mixer (as Bob Gravenor)
 
Stunts
John 'Bud' Cardos .... stunt coordinator (as Bud Cardos)
Teri Schwartz .... stunts (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Ron Coe .... key grip
Christopher Cormack .... still photographer (as Chris Cormack)
Richard E. Jackson .... camera operator
Leslie Otis .... assistant camera
Eric Saarinen .... camera operator: second unit
Caleb Stoddard .... gaffer
Randall Robinson .... assistant camera: second unit (uncredited)
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Whitley Collins .... wardrobe
 
Editorial Department
Hal Harrison .... assistant editor
 
Other crew
Wendy Atterbury .... script clerk
Narcissa McKinley .... production assistant
Jane Ruhm .... titles (as Jane Rum)
 

Production CompaniesDistributorsOther Companies
Create a character page for: ?

Additional Details

Also Known As:
Runtime:
80 min
Country:
Language:
Color:
Aspect Ratio:
1.33 : 1 See more »
Sound Mix:
Certification:
Filming Locations:

Did You Know?

Quotes:
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!
See more »
Movie Connections:
Referenced in Dear Phone (1976)See more »

FAQ

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.
3 out of 6 people found the following review useful.
The graft didn't take, but the music was interesting., 7 December 2003

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.

Was the above review useful to you?
See more (7 total) »

Message Boards

Discuss this movie with other users on IMDb message board for Candy Stripe Nurses (1974)

Recommendations

If you enjoyed this title, our database also recommends:
- - - - -
The Young Nurses Night Call Nurses Fly Me the French Way Day of the Warrior L.E.T.H.A.L. Ladies: Return to Savage Beach
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 Comedy 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.