Testament of Youth

  • 1980
  • TV Show
  • None

A dramatization of Vera Brittain's 1933 autobiography `Testament of Youth'---a memorial to a generation devastated by WWI--- chronicles her experiences as a nurse in London and Malta and at the front lines in France. It opens with 18-year-old Vera, the genteel daughter of a paper-mill owner, nurturing `hopes of escaping from provincial young ladyhood.' (more…)

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A dramatization of Vera Brittain's 1933 autobiography `Testament of Youth'---a memorial to a generation devastated by WWI--- chronicles her experiences as a nurse in London and Malta and at the front lines in France. It opens with 18-year-old Vera, the genteel daughter of a paper-mill owner, nurturing `hopes of escaping from provincial young ladyhood.' Her plan is to attend Oxford. This originally aired on `Masterpiece Theatre.'

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