Life in Her Hands (1951)

A woman blames herself for her husband's death. To overcome her grief and her guilt she becomes a nurse but then a patient dies while under her care.

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Philip Leacock
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Kathleen Byron ... Ann Peters
Bernadette O'Farrell Bernadette O'Farrell ... Mary Gordon
Jacqueline Charles Jacqueline Charles ... Michele Rennie
Jenny Laird ... Matron
Robert Long Robert Long ... Jack Wilson
Grace Gavin Grace Gavin ... Sister McTavish
Jean Anderson ... Night Sister
Joan Maude Joan Maude ... Sister Tutor
Elwyn Brook-Jones Elwyn Brook-Jones ... Surgeon
Iris Ballard Iris Ballard ... Nurse Soper
Grace Arnold ... Children's Sister
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A woman blames herself for her husband's death. To overcome her grief and her guilt she becomes a nurse but then a patient dies while under her care. Written by Steve Crook <steve@brainstorm.co.uk>

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Drama

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

June 1951 (UK) See more »

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Production Co:

Crown Film Unit See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Last film from the Crown Film Unit
17 July 2018 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

This film is currently showing on the BFI Player.It stars Kathleen Byron who plays a woman who blames herself for her husband's death in a car accident.To cope with her guilt she decided to become a nurse.The film deals with the training of nurses.Obviously made for recruitment purposes it nevertheless is of interest for its look at the embryonic national heath service.


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