Night Nurse
Night Nurse (1931)

In this film, Lora Hart is a nurse hired as a governess for the children of alcoholic socialite Mrs. Ritchie. Lora is shocked at the degree to which kids have been neglected by their tosspot mother and even more shocked at the behavior of… More

Rated: Unrated
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Genre: Drama
Release Date: October 23, 1991
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86%
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Critic Score: 86% Rotten Tomatoes™ Critic Reviews
John Beifuss
Commercial Appeal (Memphis, TN)

The moral ambiguity more than the exposed skin and spilled booze is what stamps 'Night Nurse' as a definitive pre-code masterwork.

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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

I loved the film's dopiness without having any reservations.

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Fernando F. Croce
CinePassion

A rough-hewn marvel

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John J. Puccio
Movie Metropolis

Silly, exaggerated melodramatics abound in Night Nurse, yet it's fun to watch. (Forbidden Hollywood Collection, Vol. 2)

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Flixster Audience Score: 72% Flixster User Reviews
Randy Tippy
Cutesy and melodramatic. A nice example of young Stanwyck honing her craft.
Doctor Strangeblog
'Night Nurse' A Naughty Innocuous Mystery I've never seen a Barbara Stanwyck film. Ever. Not even "Double Indemnity," but that… More
AJ Verser
Stanwyck is an ordinary nurse until she learns of malpractice and has to fight for the life of her patient.
Veronique Kwak
"night nurse" is another piece of work made in the pre-code period of the 30s, and barbara stanwyck glitters with her inner strength as the heroine… More