The Lady with a Lamp (1951)

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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 War, Florence gains a reputation for being devoted to the care of wounded soldiers and for pioneering higher standards for sanitary hospital conditions.

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

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Cast & Characters

Anna Neagle Florence Nightingale
Michael Wilding Sidney Herbert (Lord Herbert of Lea)
Gladys Young Mrs. Bracebridge
Felix Aylmer Lord Palmerston
Julian D'Albie Mr. Bracebridge
Edwin Styles Mr. Nightingale
Helen Shingler Parthenope Nightingale
Rosalie Crutchley Mrs. Sidney Herbert
Maureen Pryor Sister Wheeler
Mary Mackenzie Nurse Johnson
Henry Edwards Howard Russell
Andrew Osborn Dr. Sutherland

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