Vigil in the Night (1940)

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Drama. An able and conscientious nurse in a coastal town in northern England takes the blame for a mistake made by her careless sister, and moves to a harder life in a large, demanding hospital. Here she meets Dr Prescott, who is battling with stubborn board members for more money and better conditions in the hospital. She still faces trouble, though, dealing with a dishonest board member, her sister's continued trouble in nursing and the threat of a smallpox epidemic for which the hospital is not prepared, and which could leave many people dead.

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