Carve Her Name with Pride (1958)

Violette Bushell is the daughter of an English father and a French mother, living in London in the early years of World War 2. She meets a handsome young French soldier in the park and takes him back for the family Bastille day celebrations. They fall in love, marry and have a baby girl when Violette Szabo receives the dreaded telegram informing her of his death in North Africa. Shortly afterwards, Violette is approached to join the SOE (Special Operations Executive). Should she stay and look after her baby or "do her duty" ?

Directing:
  • Lewis Gilbert

Writing:
  • Lewis Gilbert
  • Vernon Harris
  • R.J. Minney

Stars:
Release Date: 1958-02-18
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  • Country: GB
  • Language: English | Français | Deutsch
  • Runtime: 119
Michael Caine
Michael Caine
Thirsty Prisoner on Train (uncredited)
Maurice Ronet
Maurice Ronet
Jacques
Virginia McKenna
Virginia McKe...
Violette Szabo
Bill Owen
Bill Owen
N.C.O. Instructor
Noel Willman
Noel Willman
Interrogator
Jack Warner
Jack Warner
Mr. Bushell
Paul Scofield
Paul Scofield
Tony Fraser
Nigel Hawthorne
Nigel Hawthor...
Soldier in Park (uncredited)
Sydney Tafler
Sydney Tafler
Potter
Denise Grey
Denise Grey
Mrs. Bushell
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