White Corridors is a 1951 British drama film directed by Pat Jackson and starring Googie Withers, Godfrey Tearle, James Donald and Petula Clark. It is based on a novel by Helen Ashton. The film is set in a hospital shortly after the establishment of the National Health Service.
|Directed by||Pat Jackson|
|Produced by||Joseph Janni|
|Based on||novel Yeoman's Hospital by Helen Ashton|
|Edited by||Sidney Hayers|
Vic Films Productions
|Distributed by||General Film Distributors (UK)|
|12 June 1951 (London)(UK)|
- Googie Withers as Dr. Sophie Dean
- James Donald as Dr. Neil Marriner
- Godfrey Tearle as Mr. Groom, Sr.
- Petula Clark as Joan Shepherd
- Jean Anderson as Sister Gater
- Timothy Bateson as Dr. Cook
- Fabia Drake as Miss Farmer
- Henry Edwards as Phillip Brewster
- Gerard Heinz as Dr. Macuzek
- Megs Jenkins as Mrs. Briggs
- Barry Jones as Dr. Shoesmith
- Avice Landone as Sister Jenkins
- Bernard Lee as Burgess
- Moira Lister as Dolly Clark
- Dandy Nichols as Char
- Basil Radford as Retired Civil Servant
- Bruce Seton as Policeman
- Patrick Troughton as Sailor
- Jack Watling as Dick Groom
- Philip Stainton as Sawyer
- Dana Wynter – first film role
The film marked Googie Withers' return to acting after 13 months off following the birth of her child. John Mills at once stage was announced to play the male lead. It was the first dramatic role for Petula Clark.
Bombardier Billy Wells, the man who bangs the gong on the Rank trademark, had a small role.
At the 1951 BAFTAS it was nominated for Best Film and Best British Film. Petula Clark was nominated for Best Supporting Actress for her role.
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