Flight Nurse

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Flight Nurse (aka Angels Take Over and Angels over Korea) is a 1953 American drama war film directed by Allan Dwan and stars Joan Leslie and Forrest Tucker. The film is largely based on the life of Lillian Kinkella Keil, one of the most decorated women... read more

Flight Nurse (aka Angels Take Over and Angels over Korea) is a 1953 American drama war film directed by Allan Dwan and stars Joan Leslie and Forrest Tucker. The film is largely based on the life of Lillian Kinkella Keil, one of the most decorated women in American military history. Flight Nurse begins with the dedication: "This picture is respectfully dedicated to that brave legion of military nurses who are serving with the armed forces of free nationas all over the world. These angels of mercy – shoulder to shoulder, share the danger and hardships of free fighting men everywhere, with devotion above and beyond the call of duty."

Original Release

11/15/1953

US Release

11/15/1953

Cast

Joan Leslie Lt. Polly Davis
Forrest Tucker Capt. Bill Eaton
Arthur Franz Capt. Mike Barnes
Jeff Donnell Lt. Ann Phillips
Ben Cooper Pfc. Marvin Judd
James Holden Sgt. Frank Swan
Kristine Miller Lt. Kit Ramsey
Maria Palmer Captain Martha Ackerman
Dick Simmons Tommy Metcalf
Thomas Browne Henry Doctor
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Allan Dwan

Writers

Alan Le May

Cast

Joan Leslie Lt. Polly Davis
Forrest Tucker Capt. Bill Eaton
Arthur Franz Capt. Mike Barnes
Jeff Donnell Lt. Ann Phillips
Ben Cooper Pfc. Marvin Judd
James Holden Sgt. Frank Swan
Kristine Miller Lt. Kit Ramsey
Maria Palmer Captain Martha Ackerman
Dick Simmons Tommy Metcalf
Thomas Browne Henry Doctor
Robert Shayne Surgeon
Morris Ankrum Interrogation Officer
Leon Tyler Soldier
James Brown Flight Engineer
Hal Baylor Sgt. Jimmy Case

Editors

Fred Allen

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