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Sangen Om Stockholm

  • Runtime: 1 hr. 32 min.


Elof Ahrle was producer, director and star of the Swedish seriocomedy Sangen om Stockholm. The title translates as Song of Stockholm, and indeed several songs are sung in the course of the film's 92 minutes. The story concerns a band of itinerant musicians, headed by the ineluctable Ahrle. For additional box-office insurance, real-life bandleader Sune Waldimir, then one of Sweden's most popular attractions, appears as himself. Critics in 1947 were not altogether impressed by the film, though many nice...more