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
British & Colonial Kinematograph Company
Distributed byIdeal Films
Release date
March 1915
CountryUnited Kingdom
English intertitles



  1. Murphy p.179


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