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The Lady with a Lamp


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| Film | United Kingdom | B&W | Drama, History, War | 1h 50min
| Stars: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Gladys Young | Director: Herbert Wilcox

The life of Florence Nightingale and her work in reforming the nursing service in 19th-century England


Anna Neagle, British actress, in a publicity photo wears a pearl necklace and a black dress
Florence Nightingale
British actor Michael Wilding wears a jacket and tie
Sidney Herbert
Gladys Young
Mrs Bracebridge
British actor Felix Aylmer wears a white dinner jacket and bow tie
Lord Palmerston
Julian D’Albie
Mr Bracebridge
Arthur Young
W E Gladstone
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
Clement McCallin
Richard M Milnes
Helena Pickard
Queen Victoria
Peter Graves
Prince Albert
Sybil Thorndike
Miss Bosanquet
Monckton Hoffe
Lord Stratford
Cecil Trouncer
Sir Douglass Dawson
Barbara Couper
Mrs Nightingale
Gordon Jackson
Dr Anson
Ted Edwards (Nigel Stock) in a scene from It Always Rains on Sunday (1947)
George Winch
Colin Gordon
Charles Carson
Leslie Weston
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Solid biopic, not quite in accord with history. (Halliwell’s)


Main title from The Lady with a Lamp (1951) (2)


Herbert Wilcox
Director / Producer
Warren Chetham Strode
Reginald Berkeley
Writer (play)


Herbert Wilcox Productions
Production company
British Lion Film Corporation
Distribution company