About the film
world war ii british army biography based on a true story french resistance female spy
Carve Her Name with Pride
Release Date: February 18, 1958
|Production Companies||:||Angel Productions|
|Producers||:||Hugh Perceval, Earl St. John, Daniel M. Angel|
|Writers||:||Lewis Gilbert, Vernon Harris, R. J. Minney|
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" ?