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Nittioettau Karlssons Permis

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This broad Swedish comedy was based on the popular Scandinavian comic-strip character Private Karlsson. Though the title translates as Private Karlsson on Leave, the film gets many of its laughs by satirizing army-camp protocol and discipline. Gus Dahlstrom plays the title character, getting into all sorts of jams when he mingles with the civilians. Non-Swedish audiences tended to find some of the routines dull and offensive, but domestic...more

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