Florence Nightingale (1915 film)

Florence Nightingale is a 1915 British silent historical film directed by Maurice Elvey and starring Elisabeth Risdon, Fred Groves and A.V. Bramble.[1] The film portrays the life of Florence Nightingale, particularly her innovations in nursing during the Crimean War (1854-56). The film was based on Edward Tyas Cook's biography of Nightingale.

Florence Nightingale
Directed byMaurice Elvey
Written byEdward Tyas Cook (book)
Eliot Stannard
StarringElisabeth Risdon
Fred Groves
A.V. Bramble
Production
company
British & Colonial Kinematograph Company
Distributed byIdeal Films
Release date
March 1915
CountryUnited Kingdom
LanguageSilent
English intertitles

Cast

References

  1. Murphy p.179

Bibliography

  • Murphy, Robert. Directors in British and Irish Cinema: A Reference Companion. British Film Institute, 2006.
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