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Emergency (1962)

| Drama | March 1962 (UK)
When a little girl is knocked down it is discovered that there are only three donors of the right blood type to help with a life-saving operation. One is a murderer awaiting execution, one ... See full summary »

Director:

Francis Searle

Writers:

Don Nicholl (screenplay), Jim O'Connolly (screenplay) (as James O'Connelly)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Glyn Houston ... Inspector Harris
Zena Walker ... Joan Bell
Dermot Walsh ... John Bell
Colin Tapley ... Dr. Lloyd
Garard Green Garard Green ... Professor Graham
Anthony Dawes Anthony Dawes ... Sergeant Phillips
Patrick Jordan Patrick Jordan ... Jimmy Regan
Edward Ogden Edward Ogden ... Tommy Day
Helen Forrest Helen Forrest ... Mrs. Day
Sidney Vivian Sidney Vivian ... Shaw
John Boxer John Boxer ... Prison Governor
Laurie Leigh Laurie Leigh
Lynne Cole Lynne Cole
David Lander David Lander
Norman Claridge Norman Claridge
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Storyline

When a little girl is knocked down it is discovered that there are only three donors of the right blood type to help with a life-saving operation. One is a murderer awaiting execution, one an atomic scientist selling secrets, and one an international footballer about to get his hundredth cap. Written by Jeremy Perkins {J-26}

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

March 1962 (UK) See more »

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Production Co:

Butcher's Film Service See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono (RCA Sound Recording)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The "International" football match shown briefly on the hospital TV set, was actually the famous 1953 F.A. Cup Final between Blackpool (the winners) and Bolton Wanderers. See more »

Goofs

At the Atomic Research Establishment, Inspector Harris is introduced by security chief Mr. James as Superintendent Harris. See more »

Connections

Remake of The Hundred Hour Hunt (1952) See more »

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on the coat tails of emergency ward ten
24 July 2015 | by malcolmgswSee all my reviews

Emergency ward ten was the first hospital soap on British TV.it was a great success and inspired many limitations including this b feature.a young girl with a rare blood type is knocked down in a road accident.there are only 3 registered donors with her blood type.one is a murderer awaiting execution,the second is an international footballer,and the third is a defecting scientist on the run.Flynn Houston is the detective charged with finding at least one.a fair number of obstacles are put in his way before he finally gets his man.a fairly routine thriller .some car chases and an attempt to liven things up at the end,a bit predictable.


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