Murder mystery with a nurse (Lee Patrick) moving into a mansion after an apparent suicide to care for the old mother. The mother is kind of spooky, but so is the butler, and the girlfriend,...
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Kent Carter is just a regular Joe who works at a movie studio and observes interesting behavior concerning actors. He uses the info to become a hard driven gossip reporter and bring down a star with a mean streak.
A nurse loses her job after selflessly taking the blame for a fatal mistake her sister and co-worker made; she is subsequently employed at a poorly-equipped hospital, where she finds romance and tragedy.
At a maternity hospital, future fathers pace the corridors while their wives wait for their babies either anxiously or happily. Efficient and compassionate nurse Miss Bowers keeps the ward ... See full summary »
Murder mystery with a nurse (Lee Patrick) moving into a mansion after an apparent suicide to care for the old mother. The mother is kind of spooky, but so is the butler, and the girlfriend, and the doctor, and... you get the point. After the insurance policy is found, the plot becomes more interesting.Written by
This film's earliest documented telecast took place in Tucson Saturday 20 October 1956 on KDWI (Channel 9); it first aired in Salt Lake City Saturday 15 December 1956 on KUTV (Channel 2), in San Francisco Tuesday 8 January 1957 on KRON (Channel 4), and in Phoenix Tuesday 22 January 1957 on KPHO (Channel 5). See more »
After Miss Juliet's death the doctor exits the nurse's room, which connects to Miss Juliet's room, via a door swinging outward (inward to Miss Juliet's room). He listens in on the nurse and detective's conversation who are in the nurse's room, then closes that door which is now swinging outward. When the detective starts to enter Miss Juliet's room he goes to enter the door inward (toward Miss Juliet's room) then the scene cuts to him entering Miss Juliet's room via a now outward swinging (inward towards the nurse's room) door. See more »
Opening credits are shown with a figure at the left, while the beam of a flashlight goes up and down towards the right, behind the credits. See more »
Regis Toomey, Lee Patrick, Julie Bishop, and Clara Blandick star in "The Nurse's Secret," a 1941 remake of Warner Brothers' "While the Patient Slept" The story concerns a suicide that Inspector Patton (Tooney) thinks is murder. The members of the household all act strangely, and Patton (Toomey) sends in his girlfriend, nurse Ruth Adams (Patrick) to take care of the elderly woman in the home (Blandick) who broke down after finding her nephew's body and to see what she can find out. There are plenty of suspects, as well as things that go bump in the night.
Average film, and I frankly wasn't sure at first if it was supposed to be funny or not as it was so over the top. Patrick had a nice, energetic personality, but it felt like these people were directed to act as if they were on stage rather than before a camera. Way too big.
You'll see lots of familiar faces in this, though: Julie Bishop, George Chandler, Charles Trowbridge, Virginia Brissac - names that might not mean much to you but the faces are instantly recognizable.
It's just okay.
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