Time To Celebrate Nurses, Nurses, Nurses!
In a time when we are all still “sheltering at home”, I wanted to share some films that appreciate the work of Nurses…they are on the front lines saving lives!
Of course in the 70’s, Nurses were celebrated this way, thanks to Cult Movie Queens like Candice Rialson!
Rialson had the lead in a hilariously profane look at “modern” nurses – one of many films of the 70’s that tackled this genre with hilariously offensive results!
Candy Stripe Nurses! – “They’ll Give You Fast-Fast-Fast Relief!”
Hard to argue with that! You get the idea: young “student nurses” get involved in all sorts of hijinks, and if you are Candice Rialson, that means mostly naked!
The movies may have seemed very similar, but who cares? Here is the trailer – listen to the hilarious language that opens it:
Cult Movie Queen Candice Rialson is terrific in the film and she had a great cult movie career as well, reaching a climax with the wild X-rated comedy called “Chatterbox!”
Yes, it’s exactly what you think it is – and you can see the trailer and more of Rialson’s revealing career by clicking on this story:
Candice starred in just one of a slew of great “nurse” films!
The Student Nurses – “They’re Learning Fast!”
Yes, another of the entertaining sexploitation movies of the 70’s that focused on “student nurses”…whether they were in school “learning fast”, or doing a little extra “private duty”…
Private Duty Nurses – “It’s What They Do OFF Duty That’s Really Private!”
As you can see, these movies promised lots of sex – these movie posters are hilariously obvious – but they worked!
The films told the story of young Nurses who got caught up in all sorts of naked shenanigans while learning to help others!
The Young Nurses – “It’s My Body, Doctor – NOT Your Laboratory!”
These posters are so obvious they are hilarious!
Check out this classic trailer:
No matter how many sick patients there were, there was always time for a naked run on the beach!
There was quite a “run” of these films in the 70’s…
Of course, you can only be in nursing school, or in a hospital for so long, so what do you do? Add violence!
I love this movie, which includes a nurse with a machine gun!
Nurses For Sale – “Kidnapped, Abused & Tormented – Held For The Highest Price!”
As you can imagine, this Nurse was in the fight of her life…mostly, these films highlighted their willingness to work “overtime”:
Night Call Nurses!
As you can see, they were always on call! This 1972 film was exactly like the others, but clearly it was a profitable genre to milk for all it was worth!
Check out the trailer:
While the genre died down in the 80’s, there have been a few attempts to revive it, like this recent nurse horror film that was released – in 3D!
You can find this on demand and on home video – check out “Nurse 3D!”
Cheerleaders and nurses weren’t the only ones exploited…during the height of the “grind house” cinema phases, even hillbillies got a chance to shine as well!
“Flaming Hillbilly Color!”
As you can see, smart movie producers pandered to everyone! Read all about love in “flaming hillbilly color” by clicking here:
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