The Movies go to War
November 13 GREEN FOR DANGER (1946) 1 hr and 31 min.
In a rural English hospital during WWII, a postman dies on the operating table. One of the nurses [Judy Campbell] states she has proof of who the murderer is. Inspector Cockrill [Alastair Sim] suspects one of the five doctors and nurses who were in the operating theater, and four poisonous pills have gone missing. Based on the Christianna Brand novel of the same name.
The BBC recently used this plot for a Father Brown TV show: series 4, episode 6, “The Rod Of Asclepius.”