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Release Date: 1943

DVD Release Date: May 22nd, 2007

Not Yet Rated|2 hr 6 min

Plot Summary
During the start of the Pacific campaign in World War II, Lieutenant Janet Davidson (Claudette Colbert) is the head of a group of U.S. military nurses who are trapped behind enemy lines in the Philippines. Davidson tries to keep up the spirits of her staff, which includes Lieutenants Joan O'Doul (Paulette Goddard) and Olivia D'Arcy (Veronica Lake). They all seek to maintain a sense of normal life, including dating, while under constant danger as they tend to wounded soldiers.

Cast: Claudette Colbert, Paulette Goddard, Veronica Lake, George Reeves, Barbara Britton, Walter Abel, Sonny Tufts, Mary Servoss

Director: Mark Sandrich

Genres: War

Keywords: Sacrifice, 1940s, Spirited, Escape, Engaging, Soldier, Rousing, Hospital, Rescue, Tense


Nominated Cinematography (Black-and-White)
Nominated Writing (Original Screenplay)
Nominated Special Effects
Nominated Actress in a Supporting Role