Basic facts

Titles

Original title
Swedish release title
Distribution title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Idea
Producer
Production Manager
Director of Photography
Music
Art Director
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Assistant Director
Technical Advisor
Script Supervisor
Unit Manager
First Assistant Cameraman
Musical Arrangement
Make-up Supervisor
Titles
Narrator

Cast

Lars Hanson överste Magnus Ståhlberg, chef för Kungl. Nerikes flygflottilj i Lindesnäs
Gunnar Sjöberg kapten Krister Hansson, divisionschef
Stig Järrel löjtnant Rutger Sperling
Hasse Ekman fänrik Gunnar Bråde
Emil Fjellström fanjunkare Persson (smeknamnet Sankte Per förekommer ej i filmen)
Ragnar Falck sergeant Bertil "Jocke" Johansson, signalist
Carl Reinholdz furir "Storken" Karlsson
Irma Christenson Mona Falkstedt, Kristers fästmö
Britta Brunius Greta Johansson, Jockes fru
Linnéa Hillberg fru Bråde, Gunnars mor
Hugo Björne docent Åkerman, ögonspecialist
Kotti Chave löjtnant Billman, kallad Bill
Bror Bügler kapten Fallenius, flottiljläkare
- Ej krediterade:
Ingemar Holde korpral "Jompa" Blomgren
Karl Erik Flens Sjövall, mässuppassare
Elsa Ebbesen-Thornblad Lovisa, fru Brådes hushållerska
Gerda Björne fru Falkstedt, Monas mor
Agda Helin ägarinna till handskaffären
Bengt Järrel Billmans signalist
Walter Sarmell Hanssons signalist
Mary Gräber dam i docent Åkermans väntrum
Mona Sjöstrand docent Åkermans sköterska
Aurore Palmgren sköterskan på BB
Julie Bernby kund i handskaffären
Sif Ruud sköterskan i Sperlings sjukrum
Gösta Seth flygare
Axel Göte Ekdahl flygare
Sven Hedberg flygare
Åke Berg flygare
Lennart Peyron flygare
Rolf Svartengren flygare
Nils Hellquist flygare
Torkel Westerlund flygofficer vid avskedsmiddagen
Claës-Henrik Nordenskiöld flygofficer vid avskedsmiddagen
Bengt Rosenius flygofficer vid avskedsmiddagen
Grels Naeslund flygofficer vid avskedsmiddagen
Karl-Erik Nilson flygofficer vid avskedsmiddagen
Harald Wahlén flygofficer vid avskedsmiddagen

Companies

Production Company Terrafilms Produktions AB
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) AB Terrafilm 1941
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Studio S Entertainment 2012
Laboratory AB Film-Labor

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 63288
Date 1941-09-04
Classification Allowed for all
Original length 2526 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 518-498-565-605-340 = 2526 m. Aktlängder: 518, 498, 565, 605, 340.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound type Sound
Sound system Intensity sound
Colour type Black and white
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2526 meter
Length in minutes 92 min
Reels 5 rullar


Production location

1941-05-19 1941-07-19
AB Sandrew-Ateljéerna Stockholm Sweden
Kungl. Västgöta flygflottilj F6 Karlsborg Sweden
Barkarby Järfälla Sweden

Release dates

Release in Stockholm 1941-09-23 Royal Stockholm Sweden 92 min
Release in Sweden 1941-09-06 Aveny Norrköping Sweden 92 min
TV showing 1962-09-06 Sweden 88 min
1997-07-05 SVT2 Sweden 88 min
2001-01-30 SVT1 Sweden 88 min
2001-03-01 SVT1 Sweden 88 min
2003-12-23 SVT1 Sweden 88 min
First showing 1941-09-06 Aveny Norrköping Sweden 92 min
Other showing 1942 Denmark 92 min
1942 Norway 92 min
DVD release 2012-03-21 Sweden
TV showing 2012-11-27 SVT1 Sweden
2015-10-26 SVT1 Sweden
2017-11-20 SVT1 Sweden
Cinematheque screening 2015-03-19 Filmhuset Stockholm Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Att flyga är att leva
Composer Lars-Erik Larsson (1941)
Lyrics Hasse Ekman (1941)
Singer kör (manskör)


Original title Rollasången
Singer kör (manskör)


Original title Kavaljersvisa från Värmland
Lyrics Sten Selander (delvis)
Singer Gunnar Sjöberg
kör (manskör)


Holdings Film

The information given here refers to film material in the Swedish Film Institute’s archive. Access to the archive’s stock is given on request, for research, other film archives and rights’ holders. For enquiries please contact filmarkivet@filminstitutet.se

Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2516


Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2519


Element type Duplicate positive
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2516


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100
Tryckeri Ljunglöfs
Designed by Gösta Åberg


Size Less than 850 x 400
Tryckeri Wernqvist & Co boktr. AB


Size More than 850 x 1100
Tryckeri Ljunglöfs
Designed by Gösta Åberg


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690
Poster title FÖRSTE FLYVER-DIVISION


Holdings Scripts

Script type Synopsis
Script title Die erste Staffel.
Extent 2 s.
Language German


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Extent 129 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Exteriörer och flygkomplex.
Extent 91 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 20 s.
Language Swedish


Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Behind the scenes prints SET
Album Yes


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material
Language Swedish


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Danish


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Danish


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Swedish


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