The Lamp Still Burns

The Lamp Still Burns

Rosamund John
Director: Maurice Elvey Cast: Rosamund John
Rosamund John
, Godfrey Tearle
Godfrey Tearle
, Stewart Granger
Stewart Granger
Maurice Elvey


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Monica Dickens' novel One Pair of Feet was the source of the sociological drama The Lamp Still Burns. Like the original novel, the film is a plea for better conditions in English hospitals-and, more specifically, for better treatment of England's selfless nurses. Rosamund John is a tower of strength as Hilary Clarke, a young woman who sacrifices all in pursuit of a nursing career. The many trials and tribulations facing Hilary in her daily work are amplified in wartime, when she and her colleagues are forced to work under appalling conditions in air raid shelters, subway cars and amidst the rubble of bombed-out buildings. The Lamp Still Burns was produced by actor Leslie Howard, who was killed in the service of his country not long after the film was released.

Product Details

Release Date: 07/15/2015
UPC: 0644827265329
Original Release: 1943
Source: Reel Vault
Sales rank: 22,937

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Rosamund John Hilary Clarke
Godfrey Tearle Sir Marshall Frayne
James Stewart Laurence Rains
Sophie Stewart Christine Morris
Margaret Vyner Pamela Siddell
John Laurie Mr. Hervey
Joyce Grenfell Barrett
Joan Maude Sister Catley
John Howard Medical Student
Cathleen Nesbitt The Matron
Grace Arnold Sister Sprock
Gordon Begg Actor
David Keir Actor
Aubrey Mallalieu Actor
Mignon O'Doherty Actor
Janette Scott Actor
Jane Gill Davies Actor
Patric Curwen Mr. Lavery
Leslie Dwyer Siddons
Jenny Laird Ginger Watkins
Eric Micklewood Dr. Trevor
Brefni O'Rorke Mr. Lorrimer
Ernst Thesiger Chairman
Wylie Watson Diabetic Patient

Technical Credits
Maurice Elvey Director
Elizabeth Baron Screenwriter
John Greenwood Score Composer
Jack Hildyard Cinematographer
Robert Krasker Cinematographer
Leslie Howard Producer
Roland Pertwee Screenwriter
Frederick Wilson Editor

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