Nurse Edith Cavell

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Nurse Edith Cavell
Nurse Edith Cavell FilmPoster.jpeg
Directed by Herbert Wilcox
James Anderson (assistant)
Lloyd Richards (assistant)
Produced by Herbert Wilcox
Merrill G. White (associate)
Screenplay by Michael Hogan
Based on the novel, Dawn  
by Reginald Berkeley
Starring Anna Neagle
Edna May Oliver
George Sanders
May Robson
ZaSu Pitts
Music by Anthony Collins
Cinematography F. A. Young
Joseph H. August
Edited by Elmo Williams
Imperadio Pictures
Distributed by RKO Radio Pictures
Release dates
  • September 22, 1939 (1939-09-22) (Premiere-New York City)[1]
  • September 29, 1939 (1939-09-29) (US)[1]
Running time
98 minutes
Country United States
Language English
Budget $508,000[2]
Box office $1,082,000[2]

Nurse Edith Cavell (1939) is an American film directed by British director Herbert Wilcox about Edith Cavell. The film was nominated at the 1939 Oscars for Best Original Score.



The film made a profit of $38,000.[2]


  1. ^ a b "Nurse Edith Clavell: Detail View". American Film Institute. Archived from the original on April 2, 2014. Retrieved September 14, 2014. 
  2. ^ a b c Richard Jewel, 'RKO Film Grosses: 1931-1951', Historical Journal of Film Radio and Television, Vol 14 No 1, 1994 p56

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