Anna Neagle

Dame Florence Marjorie Wilcox (October 20, 1904 - June 3, 1986), DBE, known professionally as Anna Neagle, was an English stage and film actress, singer and dancer. Neagle was a successful box-office draw in the British cinema for 20 years and was voted the most popular star in Britain in 1949.

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The Volunteer (1944)

World War II propaganda film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell
CAST:  Ralph Richardson  •  Pat McGrath  •  Anna Neagle  •  Laurence Olivier

World War II propaganda film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Powell
CAST:  Ralph Richardson  •  Pat McGrath  •  Anna Neagle  •  Laurence Olivier

Sixty Glorious Years (1938)

Continuing the story of 'Victoria the Great'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Adolf Wohlbrück  •  Walter Rilla  •  C. Aubrey Smith

Continuing the story of 'Victoria the Great'.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Adolf Wohlbrück  •  Walter Rilla  •  C. Aubrey Smith

Nurse Edith Cavell (1939)

British nurse Edith Cavell (Anna Neagle) is stationed at a hospital in Brussels during World War I. When the son of a former patient escapes from a German prisoner-of-war camp, she helps him flee to Holland. Outraged at the number of soldiers detained in the camps, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Edna May Oliver  •  George Sanders  •  May Robson

British nurse Edith Cavell (Anna Neagle) is stationed at a hospital in Brussels during World War I. When the son of a former patient escapes from a German prisoner-of-war camp, she helps him flee to Holland. Outraged at the number of soldiers detained in the camps, ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Edna May Oliver  •  George Sanders  •  May Robson

My Teenage Daughter (1956)

Magazine editor Valerie Carr lives in London with her two daughters Jan, aged seventeen, and Poppet, thirteen. When Jan is invited to a party at the Savoy, she meets dashing young Tony Ward Black mad about jive, owner of a Bentley, and supposedly running through a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Sylvia Syms  •  Norman Wooland  •  Wilfrid Hyde-White

Magazine editor Valerie Carr lives in London with her two daughters Jan, aged seventeen, and Poppet, thirteen. When Jan is invited to a party at the Savoy, she meets dashing young Tony Ward Black mad about jive, owner of a Bentley, and supposedly running through a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Sylvia Syms  •  Norman Wooland  •  Wilfrid Hyde-White

Lilacs in the Spring (1954)

A young actress must decide which of two lovers will be her husband. She daydreams about each one to help her decide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Errol Flynn  •  David Farrar  •  Kathleen Harrison

A young actress must decide which of two lovers will be her husband. She daydreams about each one to help her decide.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Errol Flynn  •  David Farrar  •  Kathleen Harrison

Should a Doctor Tell? (1930)

A doctor agonises over whether to tell his son that the woman he is marrying is pregnant by another man, although this would mean breaking the hypocratic oath.  (more)

DIRECTION:  H. Manning Haynes
CAST:  Basil Gill  •  Norah Baring  •  Maurice Evans  •  Gladys Jennings

A doctor agonises over whether to tell his son that the woman he is marrying is pregnant by another man, although this would mean breaking the hypocratic oath.  (more)

DIRECTION:  H. Manning Haynes
CAST:  Basil Gill  •  Norah Baring  •  Maurice Evans  •  Gladys Jennings

The School for Scandal (1930)

A comedy film directed by Maurice Elvey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Basil Gill  •  Madeleine Carroll  •  Ian Fleming  •  Henry Hewitt

A comedy film directed by Maurice Elvey.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Maurice Elvey
CAST:  Basil Gill  •  Madeleine Carroll  •  Ian Fleming  •  Henry Hewitt

The Lady with a Lamp (1951)

Based on the Reginald Berkeley stage play, this compelling historical drama offers a depiction of the life story of Florence Nightingale (Anna Neagle), the young 19th-century Englishwoman famously drawn to a career in nursing. Traveling to Turkey during the Crimean ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Michael Wilding  •  Gladys Young  •  Felix Aylmer

Based on the Reginald Berkeley stage play, this compelling historical drama offers a depiction of the life story of Florence Nightingale (Anna Neagle), the young 19th-century Englishwoman famously drawn to a career in nursing. Traveling to Turkey during the Crimean ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Michael Wilding  •  Gladys Young  •  Felix Aylmer

No Time for Tears (1957)

No Time for Tears is a moving, sympathetic portrayal of the challenges faced by all those who enter this most demanding yet rewarding of professions – from routine operations to more serious conditions, from anxious, sometimes hostile parents to workplace romance. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cyril Frankel
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  George Baker  •  Sylvia Syms  •  Anthony Quayle

No Time for Tears is a moving, sympathetic portrayal of the challenges faced by all those who enter this most demanding yet rewarding of professions – from routine operations to more serious conditions, from anxious, sometimes hostile parents to workplace romance. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Cyril Frankel
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  George Baker  •  Sylvia Syms  •  Anthony Quayle

The Little Damozel (1933)

A captain pays one of his sailors to marry a woman who works in a nightclub.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  James Rennie  •  Benita Hume  •  Athole Stewart

A captain pays one of his sailors to marry a woman who works in a nightclub.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  James Rennie  •  Benita Hume  •  Athole Stewart

Peg of Old Drury (1935)

a biopic of eighteenth-century Irish actress Peg Woffington. It was based on the play Masks and Faces.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Robert Atkins

a biopic of eighteenth-century Irish actress Peg Woffington. It was based on the play Masks and Faces.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Jack Hawkins  •  Robert Atkins

The Chinese Bungalow (1930)

A young British woman marries a Chinese mandarin then falls in love with an Englishman. The mandarin plots his revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Barnes  •  J.B. Williams
CAST:  Matheson Lang  •  Jill Esmond  •  Anna Neagle  •  Ballard Berkeley

A young British woman marries a Chinese mandarin then falls in love with an Englishman. The mandarin plots his revenge.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Arthur Barnes  •  J.B. Williams
CAST:  Matheson Lang  •  Jill Esmond  •  Anna Neagle  •  Ballard Berkeley

King's Rhapsody (1955)

Flynn plays the exciled Ruritanian king who leaves his mistress to return home to a political marriage. Love versus duty in this enjoyable romantic film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Errol Flynn  •  Patrice Wymore  •  Martita Hunt

Flynn plays the exciled Ruritanian king who leaves his mistress to return home to a political marriage. Love versus duty in this enjoyable romantic film.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Errol Flynn  •  Patrice Wymore  •  Martita Hunt

The Three Maxims (1936)

The Three Maxims are trapeze artists Pat (Anna Neagle), Toni (Tuilio Carminati) and Mac (Leslie Banks). After spending most of their careers in the small time, the threesome finally get their big chance in Paris, at which point Mac realizes he's in love with Pat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Tullio Carminati  •  Leslie Banks  •  Arthur Finn

The Three Maxims are trapeze artists Pat (Anna Neagle), Toni (Tuilio Carminati) and Mac (Leslie Banks). After spending most of their careers in the small time, the threesome finally get their big chance in Paris, at which point Mac realizes he's in love with Pat.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Tullio Carminati  •  Leslie Banks  •  Arthur Finn

London Melody (1937)

Jacqueline intrigues a diplomat, so unbeknown to her he finds her an apartment and finances her musical training. She ends up falling in love with one of his underlings. It turns out that he is no good, will the diplomat save her?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Tullio Carminati  •  Robert Douglas  •  Horace Hodges

Jacqueline intrigues a diplomat, so unbeknown to her he finds her an apartment and finances her musical training. She ends up falling in love with one of his underlings. It turns out that he is no good, will the diplomat save her?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Tullio Carminati  •  Robert Douglas  •  Horace Hodges

Maytime in Mayfair (1949)

Penniless man-about-town Michael Gore-Brown is delighted to hear he has been left a high-class Mayfair fashion salon. His intention is to sell it as quickly as possible, but on meeting Ellen, chief designer and manager, he quickly changes his mind and turns his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Michael Wilding  •  Peter Graves  •  Tom Walls

Penniless man-about-town Michael Gore-Brown is delighted to hear he has been left a high-class Mayfair fashion salon. His intention is to sell it as quickly as possible, but on meeting Ellen, chief designer and manager, he quickly changes his mind and turns his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Michael Wilding  •  Peter Graves  •  Tom Walls

Bitter Sweet (1933)

A young girl falls in love with a young conductor in Vienna, and they marry. However, their marriage is threatened by a wealthy man.....  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Fernand Gravey  •  Miles Mander  •  Clifford Heatherley

A young girl falls in love with a young conductor in Vienna, and they marry. However, their marriage is threatened by a wealthy man.....  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Fernand Gravey  •  Miles Mander  •  Clifford Heatherley

No, No, Nanette (1940)

Perky young Nanette attempts to save the marriage of her uncle and aunt by untangling Uncle Jimmy from several innocent but ensnaring flirtations. Attempting one such unentanglement, Nanette enlists the help of theatrical producer Bill Trainor, who promptly falls ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Richard Carlson  •  Eve Arden  •  Victor Mature

Perky young Nanette attempts to save the marriage of her uncle and aunt by untangling Uncle Jimmy from several innocent but ensnaring flirtations. Attempting one such unentanglement, Nanette enlists the help of theatrical producer Bill Trainor, who promptly falls ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Richard Carlson  •  Eve Arden  •  Victor Mature

Piccadilly Incident (1946)

A newly married WREN, presumed drowned when her ship is torpedoed, spends three years on a tropical island before returning to England to find her husband remarried with a baby son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Michael Wilding  •  Frances Mercer  •  Coral Browne

A newly married WREN, presumed drowned when her ship is torpedoed, spends three years on a tropical island before returning to England to find her husband remarried with a baby son.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Michael Wilding  •  Frances Mercer  •  Coral Browne

Nell Gwyn (1934)

King Charles II first meets Nell Gwyn after seeing her do a turn at Drury Lane. They soon become close, the King preferring her feisty irreverent company to that of the aristocratic French Duchess of Portsmouth. Nell becomes his most loyal subject, while ever-ready ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Moore Marriott  •  Jeanne De Casalis

King Charles II first meets Nell Gwyn after seeing her do a turn at Drury Lane. They soon become close, the King preferring her feisty irreverent company to that of the aristocratic French Duchess of Portsmouth. Nell becomes his most loyal subject, while ever-ready ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Herbert Wilcox
CAST:  Anna Neagle  •  Cedric Hardwicke  •  Moore Marriott  •  Jeanne De Casalis
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