A tribute to the important work of female nurses during World War II.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Rosamund John ...
Hilary Clarke
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Laurence Rains
Godfrey Tearle ...
Sir Marshall Freyne
Sophie Stewart ...
Christine Morris
Cathleen Nesbitt ...
The Matron
Margaret Vyner ...
Pamela Siddell
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Mr. Hervey
Joan Maude ...
Sister Catley
Mignon O'Doherty ...
Sister Tutor
Leslie Dwyer ...
Siddons
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Diabetic Patient
Eric Micklewood ...
Mr. Trevor
Joyce Grenfell ...
Dr. Barrett (as Joyce Greenfell)
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Chairman
Brefni O'Rorke ...
Mr. Lorrimer
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A tribute to the important work of female nurses during World War II.

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29 November 1943 (UK)  »

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Das heilige Feuer  »

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(Western Electric Mirrophonic Recording)

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1.37 : 1
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Some nice moments…
2 January 2000 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

There are some nice historical details in this movie about the miserable conditions for student nurses in a wartime hospital in London during the Blitz. Rosamund John is a likeable heroine, although at the end you're left wondering if she's made the right choices and why she even had to make them at all. This part of the plot seems dated, until you look at it from the historical aspect--women didn't have careers AND a married life too often in those days. Definitely worth the look, if for nothing else than for a sample of the times.


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