Sister Kenny
Sister Kenny (1946)

In this film, Rosalind Russell stars as Elizabeth Kenny, tireless battler of infantile paralysis. It is in the Australian outback that nurse Kenny first confronts the debilitating illness. Kenny battles with the medical establishment in… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: October 10, 1946
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Emanuel Levy

Rosalind Russell received her second Best Actress Oscar nomination for this solemn but inspiring biopic of the heroic Aussie nurse.

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Dennis Schwartz
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It works as inspirational entertainment.

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jay nixon
Inspiring story of the Australian nurse who bucked the system and arrogant short sighted doctors to effect real change in the treatment of polio. Roz is great… More
Red Lats
Story of a nurse who develops a treatment for polio in the early 20th century. Of course even in 1946, they have Hollywooded up the movie. Kenny's… More
John Ballantine
Good but slightly sappy story of a nun nurse who helps kids with disabilities. A bit ho hum I'm afraid although the acting is solid. Not a stretch for… More