The Nun and the Sergeant

Overview

In this war drama set during the Korean War, a grizzled GI must undertake a potentially suicidal mission. He decides not to waste his best soldiers and instead chooses from amongst his very worst. He then attempts to train them. His methods are harsh, and his men hate him. Secretly, they conspire to kill him and go AWOL as soon as possible. However, as soon as they cross enemy lines, they meet an injured American nun and her schoolgirls at the place they must blow up. Their hated, but experienced leader manages ...
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Overview

In this war drama set during the Korean War, a grizzled GI must undertake a potentially suicidal mission. He decides not to waste his best soldiers and instead chooses from amongst his very worst. He then attempts to train them. His methods are harsh, and his men hate him. Secretly, they conspire to kill him and go AWOL as soon as possible. However, as soon as they cross enemy lines, they meet an injured American nun and her schoolgirls at the place they must blow up. Their hated, but experienced leader manages to help them all out of a potentially horrific situation thereby winning the respect of both the men and the young girls. The men become loyal to him. Only one remains rebellious. He attempts to rape one of the girls. Because the nun's injured leg grows worse, he allows the girls to take her to safety. He and his men then go on to succeed in their endeavors and they all become heroes.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 5/17/2011
  • UPC: 883904243410
  • Original Release: 1962
  • Source: Mgm Mod
  • Presentation: Wide Screen
  • Time: 1:14:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 78,057

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Robert Webber Sgt. McGrath
Anna Sten Nun
Leo Gordon Dockman
Hari (Harry) Rhodes Hall
Robert Easton Nupert
Dale Ishimoto Pak
Tod Windsor Nevins
Valentin de Vargas Rivas
Linda Ho Soon Cha
Kenny Miller Quill
King Moody Pollard
Linda Wong Bok Soon
Yashi Kil Cha
Anna Shin Ok-Cha
Technical Credits
Franklin Adreon Director
Norman Breedlove Special Effects
Don Cerveris Screenwriter
Marjorie D. Corso Costumes/Costume Designer
Jerry Fielding Score Composer
Eugene Frenke Producer
John Hoffman Editor
Paul Ivano Cinematographer
Robert Kinoshita Art Director
Carl Mahakian Editor
Carlie Taylor Makeup
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