The White Parade
The White Parade (1934)

Dedicated to "the memory of Florence Nightingale," White Parade might have been better dedicated to the cliche experts at Fox Studios who put this highly entertaining, highly predictable film together. The film chronicles the… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: November 16, 1934
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Variety Staff

Loretta Young is altogether convincing as the sympathetic femme novitiate who has consecrated herself to her profession. Dorothy Wilson is a fine little actress.

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Emanuel Levy

Starring Loretta Young, this Best Picture Oscar nominee belongs to a cycle of Hollywood films about doctors and nurses.

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Andre Sennwald
New York Times

The White Parade is lacking in the qualities which might have made it a fine and stirring drama.

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Michael W. Phillips, Jr.
Goatdog's Movies

Its somewhat unlikely [Best Picture] nomination is neither an embarrassment to the Oscars ... nor a strong credit to the judgment of the Academy.

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TV Guide's Movie Guide

Life at a nurses' training school in the Midwest is portrayed with the usual 1930s woman-picture conventions fully intact.

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