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The Gentle Touch (1956)

91 min | Drama, Comedy

The public and private lives of 5 girls, who start out as student nurses in the National Health service during the 1950's.
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Sheila Mackay Russell (based on the novel "A Lamp is Heavy" by)
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Updated Mar 27, 1956

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Dec 11, 1957 (United States)

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Adrienne Corri
Maureen Maureen   See fewer
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Diana Wynyard
The Matron The Matron   See fewer
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Joan Haythorne
Home Sister Home Sister   See fewer
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Beatrice Varley
Sister Snow Sister Snow   See fewer
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Joan Carol
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Constance Fraser
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Vivienne Drummond
Second-year Nurse Second-year Nurse   See fewer
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Christopher Rhodes
Ted Robinson Ted Robinson   See fewer
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Richard Leech
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Dandy Nichols
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Charles Lamb
Jenkins Jenkins   See fewer
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Mandy Miller
Jessie (as Mandy) Jessie (as Mandy)   See fewer
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Dorothy Alison
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Joss Ambler
Bateman Bateman   See fewer
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Olwen Brookes
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Barbara Leake
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Iris Russell
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Edna Landor
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Sylvia Bidmead
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Yvonne Faithfull
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Shirley Lawrence
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Sally Pierce
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Rosamund Waring
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Tarne Gwynne
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Madge Brindley
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Hélène Burls
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Margaret Halstan
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Molly Hamley-Clifford
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Mark Daly
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John Orchard
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John Warren
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Angela White
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5.9 / 10 | 54 votes