The Story of Shirley Yorke
The Story of Shirley Yorke is a 1948 British drama film directed by Maclean Rogers and starring Derek Farr, Dinah Sheridan and Margaretta Scott. The film was based on the play The Case of Lady Camber by Horace Annesley Vachell. It was made at the Nettlefold Studios in Walton-on-Thames. Art direction was by Charles Gilbert.
|The Story of Shirley Yorke|
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|Directed by||Maclean Rogers|
|Produced by||Ernest G. Roy|
|Written by||Horace Annesley Vachell (play) |
|Starring||Derek Farr |
|Music by||George Melachrino|
|Edited by||Ted Richards|
|Distributed by||Butcher's Film Service|
When a nobleman's wife dies during an operation, nurse Shirley Yorke finds herself accused of poisoning, when it is found that she and the Lord were former lovers.
- Derek Farr as Gerald Ryton
- Dinah Sheridan as Shirley Yorke
- Margaretta Scott as Alison Gwynne
- John Robinson as Dr. Bruce Napier
- Barbara Couper as Muriel Peach
- Beatrix Thomson as Lady Camber
- Ian McLean as Dr. Harris
- Jack Raine as Stansfield Yorke
- Lesley Osmond as Jennifer Ware
- Valentine Dyall as Edward Holt
- Eleanor Summerfield as Doris
- Bruce Seton as Captain Sharp
- Neville Brook as Professor Slufter
- Vincent Holman as Bates
- Olive Kirby as Irene
- Shirley Quentin as Night Sister
- Arthur Mullard as Police Constable
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