Rosie Dixon - Night Nurse [VHS] 
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This exemplary piece of mid-70s rudeness features a number of British comic stalwarts double-entendring their way through a big-screen game of doctors and nurses. Rosie Dixon (Debbie Ash) is a trainee nurse doing the rounds at Queen Adelaide's hospital. Sharing digs with a sex-mad toff (Caroline Argyle), Rosie finds no respite from the leering and letching as she carries out her medical duties. John Le Mesurier features as a long-suffering senior consultant, Beryl Reid as his Matron sidekick and veteran music hall entertainer Arthur Askey as dirty old man Mr Arkwright.
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Filmed around the same time as Confessions of a Plumers Mate was in shooting when that got cancelled this ended up the last of Columbias Sex Comedies. Following the traditional mix of established comedians and pretty girls willing to take their clothes off you find newcomers like Leslie and Debbie Ash in amongst old hands like Beryl Reid John Le Messurie and Arthur Askey.
The story follows Rosie and her roommate Penny as they adventure through student nursing and the amourous intentions of the rag commitee. The film is fairly uneven with some spectacular set pieces for the time, mixed with a suprisingly straight performance from Debbie Ash.
Sadly neither Debbie Ash nor Robert Asquith where enough to keep the confessions series running and this is the last and most forgotten of the series
It was the first film starring Leslie Ash and the last film of Arthur Askey. Leslie Ash plays the sister of her real life sister Debbie Ash who has the starring role, and then rather faded from the scene.
Debbie is a nurse in a hospital desperate for staff. She teams up with Carolyne Argyle. She does several nude scenes, which must have pleased her father, the judge in the notorious Oz obscenity trial of 1971.
The film also features John le Mesurier (Dad's Army), Beryl Reid and the aforementioned Arthur Askey, making a surprise appearance in a soft porn film.
As a sex comedy, there is neither enough sex nor enough comedy to fit into either category comfortably. The story is of nurses falling for doctors, ending up with their rag week that goes too far. One of the doctors is a long-haired Christopher Ellison with a Scottish accent, who later became Frank Burnside in The Bill.
It does not match up to the standards of the Carry On or Confessions Of films, on which it is clearly based. Neither the script nor the acting is of the same standard. The only VHS available is of poor quality, which is perhaps why a DVD appears not to have been released.
Despite this, there are some delightful scenes. David Timson is brilliant as the gormless chartered accountant who is Debbie's boyfriend but cannot compete with the beer-drinking rugby-playing sex-mad doctors. There are a couple of shower scenes to keep up the sex quotient, and some slapstick to bolster the comedy.
It is a light-hearted romp in typical British 1970s style, and is also a little piece of overlooked cinema history.