Starring Anna Neagle and directed by Herbert Wilcox, this is the gripping true story of an English nurse caught up in the horrors of the First World War. Working tirelessly to save lives in a Brussels hospital, Edith Cavell becomes sympathetic to the plight of the Belgians. So appalled is she by the German conquerors that she becomes involved with a secret underground resistance movement.
Bedelia Carrington is living happily, it appears, in Monte Carlo with her husband Charlie Carrington. But a cultivated young artist, Ben Chaney, begins probing into her past with curious concern. Chaney, who is really a detective, learns that Bedelia’s obsession for money knows no boundaries, and will kill for it.