Sister Kenny - (Original Trailer)
Rosalind Russell gives an Oscar nominated performance as Sister Kenny (1946), the true story of the Australian nurse who fought to gain acceptance for her polio-treatment methods.
Sister Kenny (1946) -- (Movie Clip) Re-Educate The Muscles
Rosalind Russell as title character, Australian nurse Elizabeth Kenny, with boyfriend Kevin (Dean Jagger), an army doctor, recounting a polio case then reporting to her mentor doctor (Alexander Knox) about what they discover is a radical treatment she's invented, in Sister Kenny, 1946.
Sister Kenny (1946) -- (Movie Clip) Symptoms Presenting Themselves
Per Hollywood, on her very first call, playing the famous Outback nurse Elizabeth Kenny, ca. 1911, Rosalind Russell has received a diagnosis of infantile paralysis for young Dorrie (Doreen McCann) and, with aid from her parents (Fay Helm, Charles Kemper), invents her own radical treatment, in Sister Kenny, 1946.
Sister Kenny (1946) -- (Movie Clip) I'm Gonna Be That Bush Nurse
Queensland, Australia, 1911, Rosalind Russell playing her personal friend, the pioneering nurse Elizabeth Kenny, coming home with sponsor Dr. McDonnell (Alexander Knox, also co-screenwriter) to parents (Beulah Bondi, Charles Dingle), opening writer-producer-director Dudley Nichols' Sister Kenny, 1946.