Main title from Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) (5). A Herbert Wilcox production

Nurse Edith Cavell

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| Film | | USA | B&W | Biography, Drama, War | 1h 48min |
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Stars: Anna Neagle, Edna May Oliver, George Sanders

The story of a British nurse executed as a spy during World War I; previously filmed in 1930 as Dawn with Sybil Thorndike

‘This Woman Must Die!’

Reviews (1)

This is a moderately touching but uninspired treatment. (Halliwell’s)

Cast (25)

Anna Neagle, British actress, in a publicity photo wears a pearl necklace and a black dress
Nurse Edith Cavell
Edna May Oliver
Countess de Mavon
George Sanders
Capt Heinrichs
May Robson
Mme Rappard
Zasu Pitts
Mme Moulin
H B Warner
Mr Hugh Gibson
Sophie Stewart
Sister Watkins
Mary Howard
Nurse O’Brien
Robert Coote
Bungey
Martin Kosleck
Pierre
Gui Ignon
Cobbler
Lionel Royce
Gen Von Erhardt
Jimmy Butler
Jean
Rex Downing
Francois
Henry Brandon
Lt Schultz
Fritz Leiber
Attorney for Defence
Gilbert Emery
Brand Whitlock
Lucien Prival
Lt Schmidt
Richard Deane
Lt Wilson
Frank Reicher
Baron Von Bissing
Ernst Deutsch
Public Prosecutor
Egon Brecher
Dr Gunther
Willy Kaufman
Baron Von Weser
Gustav von Seyffertitz
President of Court
Halliwell Hobbes
English Chaplain
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Director

Herbert Wilcox

Producer

Herbert Wilcox

Writer

(screen play)
(story "Dawn")

Production company


Imperadio Pictures Ltd.
Main title from Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) (3). Imperadio Pictures Ltd presents

Pictures (6)

Main title from Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) (6). With Edna May Oliver George Sanders, May Robson, Zasu Pitts
Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) opening credits (6)
Main title from Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) (5). A Herbert Wilcox production
Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) opening credits (5)
Main title from Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) (4). Anna Neagle as
Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) opening credits (4)
Main title from Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) (3). Imperadio Pictures Ltd presents
Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) opening credits (3)
Main title from Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) (2). An RKO Radio Picture
Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) opening credits (2)
Main title from Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) (1). British Board of Film Censors. Carlisle House Soho, W1. Secretary: J Brooke Wilkinson. This is to certify that ‘Nurse Edith Cavell’ has been Passed for Universal Exhibition and complies with the requirements of the Ministry of Information
Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) opening credits (1)

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