Nurse Edith Cavell Overview:

Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) was a Drama Film directed by Herbert Wilcox and produced by Herbert Wilcox.

Academy Awards 1939 --- Ceremony Number 12 (source: AMPAS)

Best Music - ScoringAnthony CollinsNominated

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Watching 1939: Nurse Edith Cavell

on Mar 29, 2018 From Comet Over Hollywood

In 2011, I announced I was trying to see every film released in 1939. This new series chronicles films released in 1939 as I watch them.?As we start out this blog feature, this section may become more concrete as I search for a common thread that runs throughout each film of the year. Right now, tha... Read full article

The Essential Films of 1939: Nurse Edith Cavell

By Amanda Garrett on May 24, 2015 From Old Hollywood Films

Nurse Edith Cavell is a great choice for a Memorial Day movie. It tells the story of a different kind of war hero: An English nurse who helped prisoners of war return home during World War I. The photo above shows Cavell (Anna Neagle) being escorted from her prison cell by a German guard. Just a... Read full article

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The bible verse Cavell reads in the night, "Appoint out for you cities of refuge whereof I spake unto you..." is from Joshua 20:2.
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