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Director:
Writers:
Ivan Moffat (teleplay) and
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Release Date:
7 April 1985 (UK) See more »
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The fact-based story of the pioneer of nursing known as 'the Lady with the Lamp'. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
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Excellent biographical movie about the Lady of the Lamp. See more (13 total) »

Cast

  (in credits order)

Jaclyn Smith ... Florence Nightingale

Claire Bloom ... Fanny Nightingale

Timothy Dalton ... Richard Milnes

Timothy West ... Russell
Peter McEnery ... Sidney Herbert

Stephan Chase ... Dr. Sutherland
Ann Thornton ... Parthe Nightingale

Jeremy Brett ... William Nightingale
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Geraldine Alexander ... Marianne Nicholson
Peter Burton ... 1st Member
Fanny Carby ... Thin Lady
Richenda Carey ... Committee Lady
Jeremy Child ... Dr. Hall (as Jeremy Childs)
Madeleine Christie ... Mrs. Glover
Stephen Churchett ... Dr. Clark

Brian Cox ... Dr. McGrigor
Aimée Delamain ... Older Committee Lady (as Aimee Delamaine)
Patrick Drury ... Henry Nicholson

Lesley Dunlop ... Joanne
June Ellis ... Mrs. Burbage

Michael Elwyn ... Dr. Menzies

Andrea Evans ... Mrs. Brent (as Andree Evans)

Julian Fellowes ... Charles
Erin Geraghty ... Iris
Carol Gillies ... Nurse Davis
Lorna Heilbron ... Selina
Mark Jefferis ... Young Soldier
Wolf Kahler ... Gunther
Taryn Kay ... Dancer
Richard Leech
Denis Lill ... Dr. Howe

Derek Lyons ... Dying Soldier with Florence

Patrick Murray ... Young Soldier
Martin Phillips ... Wounded Soldier
Ellen Pollock
John Quarmby ... 4th Member
Jacqueline Reddin ... Mary Kennedy
Tim Seeley ... Officer
Adam Tomlinson ... Generals Aid
Emma Vansittart ... Elizabeth Herbert (as Emma Watson)
Kenneth Waller ... Hall Porter
Paul Williamson ... Army Doctor
Marjorie Yates ... Trude

Lucien Morgan ... Cavalry Captain (uncredited)

Directed by
Daryl Duke 
 
Writing credits
Ivan Moffat (teleplay) and
Rose Leiman Goldemberg (teleplay)

Ivan Moffat (story)

Produced by
Gerald W. Abrams .... executive producer
Ron Carr .... producer
Anthony B. Richmond .... producer (as Tony Richmond)
 
Original Music by
Stanley Myers 
 
Cinematography by
Jack Hildyard 
 
Film Editing by
Bill Lenny 
 
Production Design by
Harry Pottle 
 
Costume Design by
Marit Allen 
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Terry Bamber .... third assistant director
Peter Price .... first assistant director
Gerard Wall .... third assistant director
 
Art Department
Mark Hedges .... props storeman
 
Camera and Electrical Department
Brian Ellis .... first assistant camera: second unit
Nigel Ellis .... second assistant camera: second unit
 
Editorial Department
Simon Harris .... assistant editor
 
Music Department
Fiachra Trench .... composer: additional music (uncredited)
 

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Brazil:140 min | USA:140 min
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Ellen Pollock had her role deleted from the final print.See more »
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9 out of 10 people found the following review useful.
Excellent biographical movie about the Lady of the Lamp., 7 March 2001
Author: Kjulkowski from Oregon

Jaclyn Smith gives an excellent portrayal of Florence Nightingale, the proper English lady who left her prim, aristocratic lifestyle to provide care and treatment of injured soldiers in the poorest conditions. Although this is a movie based on the life of The Lady of the Lamp, Ms. Smith brings to life the history of nursing and the birth of sterilization and sanitation. This is a most enlightening movie which is entertaining as well. I highly recommend the movie.

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