Emergency Landing (1952 film)

Emergency Landing (1952 film)
Emergency Landing
Directed by Arne Skouen
Produced by Rigmor Hansson
Written by Colbjörn Helander
Arne Skouen
Starring Henki Kolstad
Cinematography Per Jonson
Editing by Jan Erik Düring
Release date(s) 21 January 1952
Running time 100 minutes
Country Norway
Language Norwegian

Emergency Landing (Norwegian: Nødlanding) is a 1952 Norwegian war film directed by Arne Skouen. It was entered into the 1952 Cannes Film Festival.[1]



An American bomber is shot down on the Norwegian coast during World War II. The airmen bail out and land at different locations. In spite of the German search for them, the Norwegian resistance picks them up and hides them in the attic of the local church, a center of operations. Things become tense, however, when the hideout is spotted by a notorious collaborator, and soon the protagonist, Hans (Henki Kolstad), has to get the airmen to Sweden.


  • Henki Kolstad - Hans
  • Jack Kennedy - Eddie, captain
  • Randi Kolstad - Kristin
  • Bjarne Andersen - Stråmannen
  • Jens Bolling - Knut
  • Einar Vaage - Edvartsen, kirketjener
  • Samuel Matlowsky - Leo, sergeant
  • Lee Payant - Fiorello, 2nd lt.
  • John Robbins - Don, sergeant
  • Lee Zimmer - Steve, sergeant
  • Chris Bugge - Mart, 1st lt.
  • Joachim Holst-Jensen - Willie, presten (as J. Holst Jensen)


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