Sister KennySister Kenny is a 1946 biographical film which tells the life story of Sister Elizabeth Kenny, an Australian bush nurse, who fought to help people who suffered from polio, despite opposition from the medical establishment. It stars Rosalind Russell, Alexander Knox, Dean Jagger, Philip Merivale and Beulah Bondi.
The movie was adapted by Milton Gunzburg (uncredited), Alexander Knox, Mary McCarthy and Dudley Nichols from the book And They Shall Walk, by Elizabeth Kenny and Martha Ostenso. It was directed by Nichols.
It was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actress (Rosalind Russell).