Florence Nightingale (1985)

07/05/1985 (GB) DramaTV Movie 2h 20m
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The fact-based story of the pioneer of nursing known as 'the Lady with the Lamp'.

Overview

This is the fact-based story of an aristocratic woman who defies Victorian society to reform hospital sanitation and to define the nursing profession as it is known today. After volunteering to travel to Scutari to care for the wounded soldiers, who are victims of the Crimean war, she finds herself very unwelcome and faces great opposition for her new way of thinking. However through her selfless acts of caring, she quickly becomes known as 'The Lady with the Lamp', the caring nurse whose shadow soldiers kiss.

  1. Daryl Duke

    Director

  2. Ivan Moffat

    Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Jaclyn Smith

    Jaclyn Smith

    Florence Nightingale

  2. Claire Bloom

    Claire Bloom

    Fanny Nightingale

  3. Timothy Dalton

    Timothy Dalton

    Richard Milnes

  4. Timothy West

    Timothy West

    Russell

  5. Peter McEnery

    Peter McEnery

    Sidney Herbert

  6. Stephan Chase

    Dr. Sutherland

  7. Jeremy Brett

    Jeremy Brett

    William Nightingale

  8. Jeremy Child

    Dr. Hall

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Florence Nightingale

Status Released

Original Language English

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