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The National Health, or Nurse Norton's Affair

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National Health, or Nurse Norton's Affair is an antic filmization of [[Performer~P163407~Peter Nichols~peternichols]]' play, originally staged by Britain's National Theatre. A scattershot satire of the red tape and inconsistencies of England's National Health program, the film is set in the men's ward of an old, crumbling hospital. Moments of lunatic farce dovetail into scenes of blood-drenched human tragedy, leading one wag to label this film [[Feature~V86749~Carry on Dying~carryonspying]]. The film's...more

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