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Carve Her Name with Pride (1958)

Not Rated
119 min | Biography, Drama, War

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 ...See moreViolette 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" ? Written by Steve Crook See less
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R.J. Minney (book) | Vernon Harris (screenplay) | Lewis Gilbert (screenplay)
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Updated Feb 18, 1958

Release date
Jun 20, 1958 (Ireland)

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88 cast members
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Virginia McKenna
Violette Szabo Violette Szabo   See fewer
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Paul Scofield
Tony Fraser Tony Fraser   See fewer
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Jack Warner
Mr. Bushell Mr. Bushell   See fewer
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Denise Grey
Mrs. Bushell Mrs. Bushell   See fewer
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Alain Saury
Etienne Szabo Etienne Szabo   See fewer
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Maurice Ronet
Jacques Jacques   See fewer
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Anne Leon
Lillian Rolfe Lillian Rolfe   See fewer
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Sydney Tafler
Potter Potter   See fewer
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Avice Landone
Vera Atkins Vera Atkins   See fewer
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Nicole Stéphane
Denise Bloch (as Nicole Stephane) Denise Bloch (as Nicole Stephane)   See fewer
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Noel Willman
Interrogator Interrogator   See fewer
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Bill Owen
N.C.O. Instructor N.C.O. Instructor   See fewer
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William Mervyn
Colonel Buckmaster Colonel Buckmaster   See fewer
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Michael Goodliffe
Coding Expert Coding Expert   See fewer
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André Maranne
Garnier - Garage Man (as Andre Maranne) Garnier - Garage Man (as Andre Maranne)   See fewer
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Harold Lang
Commandant Suhren Commandant Suhren   See fewer
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Victor Beaumont
German Colonel (uncredited) German Colonel (uncredited)   See fewer
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Neville Becker
French Soldier in Hyde Park (uncredited) French Soldier in Hyde Park (uncredited)   See fewer
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Josef Behrmann
Gestapo Officer (uncredited) Gestapo Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Beint
Gestapo Officer (uncredited) Gestapo Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Brenda Bennett
Mother at Birthday Party (uncredited) Mother at Birthday Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nicholas Bruce
German Major (uncredited) German Major (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Caine
Thirsty Prisoner on Train (uncredited) Thirsty Prisoner on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
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Anne Castaldini
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Pauline Challoner
Tania Szabo (uncredited) Tania Szabo (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donald Churchill
Roy Bushell (uncredited) Roy Bushell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jan Conrad
Rouen Checkpoint Guard (uncredited) Rouen Checkpoint Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Betty Cooper
Miss Shaw (uncredited) Miss Shaw (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Cosmo
Polish Soldier on Bus (uncredited) Polish Soldier on Bus (uncredited)   See fewer
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Norma Dale
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Guy Deghy
SS Man (uncredited) SS Man (uncredited)   See fewer
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Geoffrey Denton
Wing Commander (uncredited) Wing Commander (uncredited)   See fewer
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W. Thorp Deverreux
Paris Boulevardier (uncredited) Paris Boulevardier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Max Faulkner
German Officer on Train (uncredited) German Officer on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Forbes-Robertson
Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited) Undetermined Secondary Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Raymond Francis
S.O.E. Officer Bell (uncredited) S.O.E. Officer Bell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Amanda Godsell
Tania Szabo - Age 2 (uncredited) Tania Szabo - Age 2 (uncredited)   See fewer
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Liselotte Goettinger
German POW Camp Officer (uncredited) German POW Camp Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gillian Gore
Little French Girl (uncredited) Little French Girl (uncredited)   See fewer
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Stewart Guidotti
Minor Role (uncredited) Minor Role (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victoria Harrington
Child (uncredited) Child (uncredited)   See fewer
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Nigel Hawthorne
Polish Soldier in Park (uncredited) Polish Soldier in Park (uncredited)   See fewer
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John G. Heller
Gestapo Interrogator (uncredited) Gestapo Interrogator (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Howell
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Jemma Hyde
Daughter of Mme. Bruno (uncredited) Daughter of Mme. Bruno (uncredited)   See fewer
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Prudence Hyman
Woolworth Supervisor (uncredited) Woolworth Supervisor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jeanette Jacobs
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Michael Jacques
Georges (uncredited) Georges (uncredited)   See fewer
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Patrick Jordan
Parachute Instructor (uncredited) Parachute Instructor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Miriam Karlin
Jennie Wilson - Bus Conductress (uncredited) Jennie Wilson - Bus Conductress (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Kirkup
Bus Driver (uncredited) Bus Driver (uncredited)   See fewer
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Gertan Klauber
German Train Guard (uncredited) German Train Guard (uncredited)   See fewer
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Vivienne Lacey
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Anthony Lang
Prisoner of War (uncredited) Prisoner of War (uncredited)   See fewer
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Robert Langley
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David Lawton
French Soldier in Hyde Park (uncredited) French Soldier in Hyde Park (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tutte Lemkow
Gaston (uncredited) Gaston (uncredited)   See fewer
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Linda Leo
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Enid Lorimer
Madame Renaud (uncredited) Madame Renaud (uncredited)   See fewer
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Victor Maddern
Sergeant - Parachute Training Instructor (uncredited) Sergeant - Parachute Training Instructor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Virginia Maskell
Wren (uncredited) Wren (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mark Milleham
Child (uncredited) Child (uncredited)   See fewer
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John Moulder-Brown
Child (uncredited) Child (uncredited)   See fewer
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Tom Naylor
Naval Officer (uncredited) Naval Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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German Soldier on Train (uncredited) German Soldier on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
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Hal Osmond
Bus Passenger (uncredited) Bus Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Irene Prador
Prisoner (uncredited) Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Rouen Hotel Proprietor (uncredited) Rouen Hotel Proprietor (uncredited)   See fewer
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Myrtle Reed
Mother at Birthday Party (uncredited) Mother at Birthday Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Joyce Riley
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John Serret
French Resistance Worker (uncredited) French Resistance Worker (uncredited)   See fewer
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Michael Shabam
Bob Mortier (uncredited) Bob Mortier (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mary Steele
Wren Officer (uncredited) Wren Officer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marianne Stone
Mother at Birthday Party (uncredited) Mother at Birthday Party (uncredited)   See fewer
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Julia Sutton
Bushell Family Friend (uncredited) Bushell Family Friend (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jackie Swainson
Perky Blonde (uncredited) Perky Blonde (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Swanwick
Dr. Trommer (uncredited) Dr. Trommer (uncredited)   See fewer
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Jack Taylor
British Prisoner (uncredited) British Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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Larry Taylor
German Soldier on Train (uncredited) German Soldier on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
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Peter Taylor
German Sergeant (uncredited) German Sergeant (uncredited)   See fewer
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Christine Thomas
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Howard Vaughn
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Sidney Vivian
Bus Passenger (uncredited) Bus Passenger (uncredited)   See fewer
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Colin Wall
John Bushell (uncredited) John Bushell (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marianne Walla
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John H. Watson
British Prisoner on Train (uncredited) British Prisoner on Train (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donovan Winter
British Prisoner (uncredited) British Prisoner (uncredited)   See fewer
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7.3 / 10 | 1,390 votes