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Original title Musik i mörker
Form Feature
Director
Producer
Screenplay
Original work
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 15
Dialogue
Swedish release 1948-01-17

Cast

Mai Zetterling
Ingrid (Maria) Olofsson

Birger Malmsten
Bengt Vyldeke

Olof Winnerstrand
kyrkoherde Kerrman

Naima Wifstrand
Beatrice Schröder, Bengts moster

Bibi Skoglund
Agneta Vyldeke, Bengts syster

Hilda Borgström
Lovisa, hushållerska hos Schröders

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Titles

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Swedish release title
International title
Distribution title
Title for Swedish DVD release

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Producer
Production Manager
Director of Photography
Music
Art Director
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Script Supervisor
Unit Manager
First Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Propman
Make-up Supervisor

Cast

Mai Zetterling Ingrid (Maria) Olofsson
Birger Malmsten Bengt Vyldeke
Olof Winnerstrand kyrkoherde Kerrman
Naima Wifstrand Beatrice Schröder, Bengts moster
Bibi Skoglund Agneta Vyldeke, Bengts syster
Hilda Borgström Lovisa, hushållerska hos Schröders
Douglas Håge Kruge, krögaren på Hotell Ritz
Gunnar Björnstrand Klasson, violinist på Hotell Ritz
Bengt Eklund Ebbe Larsson, Ingrids fästman och studiekamrat
Åke Claesson Augustin Schröder, Bengts och Agnetas morbror, Beatrices man
John Elfström Otto Kelmens, blind arbetare (rollnamnet förekommer dock ej i filmen)
Rune Andréasson Evert, busgrabb
Bengt Logardt Einar Born
Marianne Gyllenhammar Blanche, Bengts fästmö, senare Einar Borns fästmö
Sven Lindberg Hedström, musikdirektör på blindskolan
Barbro Flodquist Hjördis, Everts mor, servitris på Hotell Ritz
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Segol Mann Anton Nord, Ingrids studiekamrat
Ulla Andreasson Sylvia, Ingrids rumskamrat
Svea Holst postfröken
Georg Skarstedt Jönsson, kypare på Hotell Ritz
Reinhold Svensson den blinde pianisten på blindskolan som spelar en swingimprovisation
Mona Geijer-Falkner kvinnan som slänger sopor
Arne Lindblad köksmästaren på Hotell Ritz
Stig Johanson lokföraren som är nära att köra över Bengt
Britta Brunius Elsie, Otto Klemens hustru
Erik Forslund ledamot av Musikaliska Akademiens intagningsnämnd
Otto Adelby gäst i Hotell Ritz matsal
Ida Otterström kvällsvandrare
Ulf Johanson en man i väntsalen på järnvägsstationen
Ingmar Bergman en tidningsläsande tågpassagerare

Companies

Production Company Terrafilms Produktions AB
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) AB Terrafilm 1948
AB Stjärnfilm 1962
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) Studio S Entertainment 2007
Laboratory AB Film-Labor

Swedish censorship

Censorship number 73134
Date 1962-05-28
Classification Allowed from age 15
Notes Aktlängder: 525-515-530-505-315 = 2390 meter - 87 minuter. Aktlängder: 525, 515, 530, 505, 315.


Censorship number 73134
Date 1948-01-15
Classification Allowed from age 15
Notes Granskningskopians speltid: 86 minuter. Visningskopiornas längd 2400 m - 88 minuter. Aktlängder: 0, 0, 0, 0.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound system Optical mono
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2400 meter
Length in minutes 88 min
Reels 5 rullar


Original work

Original title Musik i mörker (Novel)
Author Dagmar Edqvist


Production location

1947-11-01 1947-12-30
AB Sandrew-Ateljéerna (Centrumateljéerna) Stockholm Sweden

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1948-01-17 Royal Stockholm Sweden 88 min
TV showing 1999-11-18 SVT1 Sweden 84 min
2003-09-29 SVT1 Sweden 84 min
2004-05-03 SVT1 Sweden 84 min
First showing 1948-01-17 Royal Stockholm Sweden 88 min
TV showing 2012-08-08 SVT2 Sweden
2016-07-18 SVT1 Sweden
Cinematheque screening 2018-01-30 Filmhuset Stockholm Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Serse. Ombra mai fù/Largo
Composer Georg Friedrich Händel (1738)
Lyrics Nicolò Minato (1654)
Silvio Stampiglia (1738)
Instrumentalist Birger Malmsten (orgel - dubbad av ?)


Original title Sonat, piano, nr 14, op. 27:2, ciss-moll, "Månskenssonaten"
Composer Ludwig van Beethoven (1802)


Original title Fantasistycke, piano, op. 12. Nr 2: Aufschwung
Composer Robert Schumann (1837)
Instrumentalist Birger Malmsten (piano - dubbad av ?)


Original title Ballad, piano, nr 3, op. 47, Ass-dur
Composer Frédéric Chopin (1840-41)


Original title Vals, piano, nr 7, op. 64:2, ciss-moll
Composer Frédéric Chopin (1846-1847)
Instrumentalist Birger Malmsten (piano - dubbad av ?)


Original title Bedstefars Vals
Composer Tom Andy (1932)
Lyrics Arvid Müller (dansk text 1932)
Dix Dennie (svensk text 1932)
Instrumentalist Birger Malmsten (piano - dubbad av ?)


Original title Modlitwa dziewicy/La prière d'une vierge
Composer Tekla Bądarzewska-Baranowska (1851)
Instrumentalist Birger Malmsten (piano - dubbad av ?)
Gunnar Björnstrand (violin - dubbad av ?)


Original title Preludium, piano, nr 24, op. 28, d-moll
Composer Frédéric Chopin (1836-38)


Original title Swingimprovisation
Composer Erland von Koch (1948)
Instrumentalist Reinhold Svensson (piano)


Original title Symfoni, nr 3, op. 55, Ess-dur. Sats 4
Composer Ludwig van Beethoven (1804)


Original title Nocturne, piano, op. 9. Nr 2
Composer Frédéric Chopin (1831)
Instrumentalist Birger Malmsten (piano - dubbad av ?)


Original title Raymond. Uvertyr
Composer Ambroise Thomas (1851)
Lyrics Joseph Bernard Rosier (1851)
Adolphe de Leuven (1851)


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


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.

Element type Kopia
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2379


Element type Kopia
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2382


Element type Kopia
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Kopia
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2381


Element type Kopia
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Kopia
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Duplikatnegativ
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Duplikatpositiv
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Originalnegativ bild
Item base Nitrate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Tonnegativ
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Tonnegativ
Item base Nitrate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Digitalt ljud


Element type Digitalt ljud


Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial


Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial


Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial


Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Less than 850 x 400


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Extent 34 s.
Language English


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista.
Extent 20 s. Produktionsuppgifter och innehållsbeskrivning (2 s.) ingår.
Language Swedish


Script type Synopsis
Script title Music in the dark. Based on the famous novel by Dagmar Edquist.
Extent 2 s.
Language English


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Extent 151 s.
Language German


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista.
Extent 21 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista.
Extent 18 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialoglista.
Extent 31 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Dialogue list. Music in the dark.
Extent 35 s.
Language English


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Efter Dagmar Edqvists roman.
Extent 27 s. + 2 s. trailer. Produktionsuppgifter och innehållsbeskrivning (2 s.) ingår.
Language German


Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Colour prints -
Behind the scenes prints 2
Slides -
Album No


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material
Language Swedish


Type Promotion material
Language Danish


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Danish


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