A look at the life of Florence Nightingale.
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Much disagreement to the origin of the source material exists. Some contemporary sources believed the source was Lytton Strachey
's 1918 biographical essay in "Eminent Victorians". Others contend Michael Jacoby
was the author. Warner Bros. executive Hal B. Wallis
contended that the life of Florence Nightingale
was in the public domain, and that screenwriter Mordaunt Shairp
did his own research. The MPAA agreed with Wallis; no source credit was necessary. See more
When Florence is receiving the news on the steps of the hospital of the sinking of the French transport, the shadow of the boom microphone moves onto then quickly off her left sleeve. See more
Version of The Lady with a Lamp
Auld Lang Syne
Lyrics by Robert Burns
Incorporated into the score at the new year
Sung by the crowd celebrating the new year See more