British actress Anna Neagle had a lengthy career in the 1930s through to the 1950s, but she’s largely unknown to modern audiences. Turns out she left quite the legacy when it came to historical roles on film!
Magic Night (1932)
Nell Gwynn (1934)
Peg of Old Drury (1935)
Victoria the Great (1937)
Sixty Glorious Years / Queen of Destiny (1938)
Nurse Edith Cavell (1939)
Katy’s Love Affair / The Courtneys of Curzon Street (1947)
Elizabeth of Ladymead (1948)
The Lady with a Lamp (1949)
What is your favorite historical role played by Anna Neagle? Share it with us in the comments!