In 1907, an Irish immigrant cook was the first known healthy carrier of typhoid in the United States. Mary Mallon was held on North Brother Island for a total of 26 years, until her death. She never believed she was the cause of sickness.

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Dolores Rogers

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Dolores Rogers

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Credited cast:
Dolores Rogers ... Mary Mallon
Andrea Jeter Andrea Jeter ... Nurse
Bradley Goodwill Bradley Goodwill ... Doctor (VO)
Karl Ege ... Health Commissioner (VO)
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John Maynard John Maynard ... Officer (VO)
Bob Reed Bob Reed ... Attorney
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In 1907, an Irish immigrant cook was the first known healthy carrier of typhoid in the United States. Mary Mallon was held on North Brother Island for a total of 26 years, until her death. She never believed she was the cause of sickness.

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A healthy, Irish immigrant cook is locked away from society for 26 years.

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Short | Drama

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English

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12 January 2019 (USA) See more »

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$1,450 (estimated)
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