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British nurse Edith Cavell (Anna Neagle) is stationed at a hospital in Brussels during World War I. When the son of a former patient escapes from a German prisoner-of-war camp, she helps him flee to Holland. Outraged at the number of soldiers detained in the camps, Edith, along with a group of sympathizers, devises a plan to help the prisoners escape. As the group works to free the soldiers, Edith must keep her activities secret from the Germans

  1. Herbert Wilcox

    Director

  2. Edith Cavell

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  3. Reginald Berkeley

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  4. Michael Hogan

    Writer

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Status Released

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  • August 31, 1939
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Original Language English

Runtime 1h 30m

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