Vigil in the Night (1940)





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American made but set in England, this drama centres on a young nurse who takes the blame for her sister when a boy dies under her care.
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RKO Radio Pictures


Carole Lombard
as Anne Lee
Brian Aherne
as Dr. Robert S. Prescott
Anne Shirley
as Lucy Lee
Brenda Forbes
as Nora Dunn
Julien Mitchell
as Matthew Bowley
Robert Coote
as Dr. Caley
Rita Page
as Glennie
Peter Cushing
as Joe Shand
Ethel Griffies
as Matron East
Doris Lloyd
as Mrs. Bowley
Emily Fitzroy
as Sister Gilson
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Heavy dramatics but Carole is strong in the lead, the woman could play in any genre convincingly, with Anne Shirley doing good work as her sister.

jay nixon
jay nixon

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Very sentimental and melodramatic, but Carole Lombard somehow makes it work. It?s not a typical role for her, but she?s quite good and gives a very sincere and stoic performance. Brian Aherne is charming as always. Good score that fits with the story.

James Higgins
James Higgins

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