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Original title Ball of Fire
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Original work
Production country
Production company
Classification Tillåten från 15 år
Dialogue
Swedish release 1942-08-24

Cast

Gary Cooper
professor Bertram Potts, språkforskare

Barbara Stanwyck
Katherine "Sugarpuss" O'Shea, refrängsångerska

Oskar Homolka
professor Gurkakoff

Henry Travers
professor Jerome, geograf

S.Z. Sakall
professor Martin Magenbruch, fysiolog

Tully Marshall
professor Robinson, jurist

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Svensk premiärtitel
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Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Director of Photography
Music
Choreography
Production Designer
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Assistant Director
Second Assistant Director
Second Unit Director
Location Manager
Assistant Cameraman
Set Decorator
Propman
Costume Designer

Cast

Gary Cooper professor Bertram Potts, språkforskare
Barbara Stanwyck Katherine "Sugarpuss" O'Shea, refrängsångerska
Oskar Homolka professor Gurkakoff
Henry Travers professor Jerome, geograf
S.Z. Sakall professor Martin Magenbruch, fysiolog
Tully Marshall professor Robinson, jurist
Leonid Kinskey professor Quintana
Richard Haydn professor Oddly, botaniker, änkling
Aubrey Mather professor Peagram, historiker
Dana Andrews Joseph "Joe" Lilac, gangsterledare
Dan Duryea Duke Patrami, gangster
Ralph Peters Asthma Anderson, gangster
Kathleen Howard Miss Bragg, professorernas hushållerska
Mary Field Miss Totten, encyklopedins finansiär
Charles Lane Mr. Larsen, Miss Tottens advokat
Charles Arnt Mr. McNeary, Joe Lilacs advokat
Elisha Cook kypare på nattklubben
Alan Rhein "Horseface", gangster
Eddie Foster "Pinstripe", gangster
Aldrich Bowker P. Mulqueen, fredsdomare
Addison Richards åklagaren
Pat West Penner, luffaren som medverkar i Potts slangundersökning
Kenneth Howell collegestudenten som medverkar i Potts slangundersökning
Tommy Ryan tidningspojken som medverkar i Potts slangundersökning
Will Lee "Benny the Creep", gangster
Gene Krupa and His Orchestra som sig själva
- Ej krediterade:
Otto Hoffman vaktmästaren vid teateringången
Ed Mundy bondfångare
Geraldine Fissette hula-huladansös
June Horne barnsköterska i parken
Ethelreda Leopold barnsköterska i parken
Walter Shumway sopåkare
George Barton sopåkare
Merrillee Lannon ena flickan i tunnelbanan
Doria Caron andra flickan i tunnelbanan
Helen Seamon collegestudentska
Catherine Henderson collegestudentska
Jack Perry luffaren i slagsmål i biljardsalongen
Lorraine Miller flickan på kaféet
Mildred Morris balettflicka
Francis Sayles taxichauffören
Gerald Pierce varubudet från juveleraren
Chet De Vito inkasseraren av broavgift
Pat Flaherty biträdande sheriff
Del Lawrence den irländske trädgårdsmästaren
Eddy Chandler polisen på sopbilen
Lee Phelps polis
Ken Christy polis på motorbanan
Dick Rush polis på motorbanan
Oscar Chalkee Williams polis
Johnnie Morris domstolstjänsteman
Edward Clark ägaren till motorbanan
Bert Stevens man på nattklubben
Russell Wade man på nattklubben

Companies

Produktionsbolag Samuel Goldwyn Productions Inc.
Copyright Samuel Goldwyn Inc. 1941-12-01 LP11063
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) RKO Radio Films AB 1942

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 64605
Date 1942-08
Classification Tillåten från 15 år
Original length 2585 meters
Notes Speltid: 94 minuter.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound type Sound
Sound system Western Electric Recording
Colour type Svartvit
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 3058 meter
Length in minutes 112 min
Reels 12 rullar


Original work

Original title From A to Z (Script)
Author Billy Wilder
Thomas Monroe


Production location

1941-08 1941-10
Samuel Goldwyn Studios, 7200 Santa Monica Boulevard West Hollywood, Kalifornien USA

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1942-08-24 Astoria Stockholm Sweden 94 min
1942-08-24 Plaza Stockholm Sweden 94 min
TV showing 1972-02-05 TV1 Sweden 107 min
1978-10-27 TV1 Sweden 107 min
Other showing 1942-01-16 Radio City Music Hall New York City, New York USA 112 min
First showing 1941-12-02 USA 112 min

Soundtrack listing

Original title Sweet Genevieve
Composer Henry Tucker (1869)
Lyrics George Cooper (1869)
Sung by Oskar Homolka
S.Z. Sakall
Tully Marshall
Henry Travers
Leonid Kinskey
Aubrey Mather
Richard Haydn


Original title Drum Boogie
Composer Gene Krupa (1941)
Lyrics Roy Eldridge (1941)
Sung by Martha Tilton (dubbar Barbara Stanwyck)
Played by Gene Krupa and His Orchestra


Original title Gaudeamus igitur
Lyrics Christian Wilhelm Kindleben (latinsk text 1781)
Sung by Oskar Homolka
S.Z. Sakall
Tully Marshall
Henry Travers
Leonid Kinskey
Aubrey Mather
Richard Haydn


Original title Treulich geführt, ziehet dahin. Ur Lohengrin
Composer Richard Wagner (1850)
Lyrics Richard Wagner (tysk text 1850)
Fritz Ahlgrensson (svensk text 1874)


Holdings Scripts

Script type Synopsis


Script type Cutting continuity
Language English


Holdings Stills

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Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material


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