Women in War

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  • Genre(s): Drama War
  • Release year: 1940
  • Running time: 71 min
Women in War is a 1940 American war film about the nurses of the British Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) during the Battle of France. Directed by John H. Auer and starring Wendy Barrie, Elsie Janis and Patric Knowles, it was nominated for an Academy... read more

Women in War is a 1940 American war film about the nurses of the British Voluntary Aid Detachment (VAD) during the Battle of France. Directed by John H. Auer and starring Wendy Barrie, Elsie Janis and Patric Knowles, it was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Visual Effects (Howard Lydecker, William Bradford, Ellis J. Thackery, Herbert Norsch).

Original Release

06/06/1940

US Release

06/06/1940

Cast

Elsie Janis Matron O'Neil, formerly Mrs. Starr / Matron O'Neil
Wendy Barrie Pamela Starr
Patric Knowles Lt. Larry Hall
Mae Clarke Gail Halliday
Dennie Moore Ginger
Dorothy Peterson Sister Frances
Lawrence Grant Sir Gordon, Defense Attorney
Peter Cushing Capt. Evans
Colin Tapley Capt. Tedford, the Masher
Stanley Logan Col. Starr
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

John H. Auer

Writers

F. Hugh Herbert, Doris Anderson, Barry Trivers

Cast

Elsie Janis Matron O'Neil, formerly Mrs. Starr / Matron O'Neil
Wendy Barrie Pamela Starr
Patric Knowles Lt. Larry Hall
Mae Clarke Gail Halliday
Dennie Moore Ginger
Dorothy Peterson Sister Frances
Lawrence Grant Sir Gordon, Defense Attorney
Peter Cushing Capt. Evans
Colin Tapley Capt. Tedford, the Masher
Stanley Logan Col. Starr
Barbara Pepper Millie, Irish Nurse
Pamela Randell Phyllis Grant, Nurse
Lester Matthews Sir Humphrey, Prosecuting attorney
Billy Gilbert Pierre, the Cobbler
Marjorie Benedict Nurse
Wilson Benge Army Officer
Charles D. Brown Freddie
Wela Davies Nurse
Anne Donoghue Nurse
Estelle Etterre Nurse

Producers

Editors

Edward Mann

1941 Oscar Best Effects, Special Effects Nominated
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