Female Journeys in Classic Film. One night, Lora treats bootleggerMortie, for a gunshot wound and earns his gratitude by letting herself be persuaded not to report it to the police as required by law. Warner Bros. But Stanwyck infuses biting emotion and complicated vulnerability that makes her screen presence in these films nothing short of magnetic. Ritchey Charles Winninger
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However, she uncovers a plot hatched by their alcoholic mother to kill the girls in order to steal their trust funds with the assistance of a nasty chauffeur and a corrupt doctor.
Night Nurse (1931)
Eddie Nugent as Eagan the Interne. He is initially reluctant to interfere with another doctor's patients, but eventually advises her to return to her job so she can gather evidence. According to Variety" Night Nurse is a conglomeration of exaggerations, often bordering on serial dramatics Her magic is her presence and it is enough.