Nurse Edith Cavell Poster

Release Date: 1939

Not Yet Rated|1 hr 37 min

Plot Summary
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, Edith, along with a group of sympathizers, devises a plan to help the prisoners escape. As the group works to free the soldiers, Edith must keep her activities secret from the Germans.

Cast: Anna Neagle, Edna May Oliver, George Sanders, May Robson, ZaSu Pitts, H.B. Warner, Sophie Stewart, Mary Howard

Director: Herbert Wilcox

Genres: Historical drama

Keywords: Escape, Hospital, Rescue, Engaging, Underdog, Soldier

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