Cinema: The New Pictures: Jul. 27, 1931

Night Nurse (Warner Bros.) is the kind of story that can be told most effectively in the cinema—a loosely constructed narrative, more informative than fictional until it veers into murder mystery for the purpose of a climax. The most interesting part of the picture is the beginning, in which Barbara Stanwyck puts on a nurse's uniform, repulses the advances of an interne, makes friends with a flip little blonde nurse, treats a bootlegger's bullet wound without putting the case on record and faints after watching someone die on the operating table. It...

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