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Media (2)

Original title Törst
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Director
Screenplay
Original work
Production country
Production company
Classification Allowed from age 15
Dialogue
Swedish release 1949-10-17

Cast

Eva Henning
Rut, f.d. balettdansös

Birger Malmsten
Bertil, amanuens, konsthistoriker, Ruts man

Birgit Tengroth
Viola, Bertils f.d. älskarinna

Hasse Ekman
doktor Rosengren, psykiater

Mimi Nelson
Valborg, Ruts kamrat i balettskolan

Bengt Eklund
Raoul, kapten, Ruts älskare

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Titles

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

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Production Manager
Director of Photography
Music
Choreography
Art Director
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Script Supervisor
Unit Manager
First Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Musical Arrangement
Orchestra Leader
Boom Operator
Titles

Cast

Eva Henning Rut, f.d. balettdansös
Birger Malmsten Bertil, amanuens, konsthistoriker, Ruts man
Birgit Tengroth Viola, Bertils f.d. älskarinna
Hasse Ekman doktor Rosengren, psykiater
Mimi Nelson Valborg, Ruts kamrat i balettskolan
Bengt Eklund Raoul, kapten, Ruts älskare
Gaby Stenberg Astrid, Raouls fru
Naima Wifstrand fröken Henriksson, balettlärarinna
- Ej krediterade:
Sven-Eric Gamble glasmästeriarbetaren på Rosengrens mottagning
Gunnar Nielsen Rosengrens assistentläkare
Estrid Hesse patient hos Rosengren
Helge Hagerman den svenske prästen på tåget
Calle Flygare den danske prästen på tåget
Monica Weinzierl den lilla flickan på tåget
Else-Merete Heiberg den lilla flickans mamma, norska
Verner Arpe den tyske konduktören
Sif Ruud den pratsjuka änkan på kyrkogården
Gerhard Beyer tidningsförsäljaren i Basel
Herman Greid stadsbudet i Basel
Oscar Rosander mannen som öppnar dörren till Ruts och Bertils hotellrum
Laila Jokimo en av Ruts balettkamrater
Inga Norin-Welton en av Ruts balettkamrater
Öllegård Wellton en av Ruts balettkamrater
Ingeborg Bergius en av Ruts balettkamrater
Peter Winner tysk polis
Britta Brunius sjuksköterskan efter Ruts abort (endast händer och röst)
Inga-Lill Åhström balettskolepianisten
Ingmar Bergman tågpassagerare
Erik Arrhenius en man i kupén med festande tågpassagerare
Carl Andersson en man i kupén med festande tågpassagerare
- Bortklippta i den slutliga filmen:
Inga Gill en dam på hotellet (bortklippt)
Wiktor "Kulörten" Andersson portvakt (bortklippt)
Gustaf A. Herzing tysk polis (bortklippt)

Companies

Production Company AB Svensk Filmindustri
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 1994
AB Svensk Filmindustri 1949
Distributor in Sweden (DCP) Stiftelsen Svenska Filminstitutet 2017
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) SF Home Entertainment 2005
Laboratory AB Svensk Filmindustris filmlaboratorium
Make-up Supervisor Firma Carl M. Lundh AB

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 75844
Date 1949-09-24
Classification Allowed from age 15
Original length 2280 meters
Censored length 2278 meters
Notes Granskningskopians aktlängder före censurklipp: 435-545-490-510-300 = 2280 m - 83 minuter. Censurklipp i akt 2 utgår scenerna med lårens blottande upp till blygden och i 5: sista avsnittet av den homosexuella inviten, där Valborg handgripligen söker våldföra sig på Viola (totalt 2 meter). Kopiornas längd 2295 m - 84 minuter (aktlängder: 450-545-490-510-300 = 2295 m) före och 2293 m efter klipp. Aktlängder: 435, 545, 490, 510, 300.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.37:1
Sound system AGA-Baltic
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2293 meter
Length in minutes 84 min
Reels 5 rullar


Original work

Original title Törst (Collection of short stories)
Author Birgit Tengroth


Production location

1949-03-15 1949-04-09
Råsunda Filmstaden Sweden (ateljé)
Stockholm Sweden (exteriörer)
Ornö Sweden (exteriörer)
Basel Switzerland (exteriörer)

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1949-10-17 Spegeln Stockholm Sweden 84 min
TV showing 1974-09-18 TV1 Sweden 80 min
1982-11-28 TV1 Sweden 80 min
2000-03-02 SVT1 Sweden 80 min
2000-09-21 SVT1 Sweden 80 min
First showing 1949-10-17 Spegeln Stockholm Sweden 84 min
DVD release 2005-09-21 Sweden
Cinematheque screening 2018-02-21 Filmhuset Stockholm Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title Non più andrai. Ur Le nozze di Figaro
Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1786)
Lyrics Lorenzo Da Ponte (italiensk text 1786)
Bernhard Crusell (svensk text 1821)
Performed by Bengt Eklund (visslas)


Original title A Hupfata


Original title Le chevaleresque
Composer Friedrich Burgmüller


Original title The Black and White Rag
Composer George Botsford (1908)
Dancer - (balettflickor)


Original title Faut jamais dire ça aux femmes
Composer Henri Christiné
Lyrics Henri Christiné (fransk text)
Karl-Ewert (svensk text)


Original title Mera bruka i baljan, boys
Composer Ulf Peder Olrog (1947)
Lyrics Ulf Peder Olrog (1947)


Original title Avant de mourir
Composer Georges Boulanger
Lyrics Georges Boulanger


Original title Fjällbruden
Composer Arthur Hedström (1912)
Lyrics Fritz Gustaf
Oleg Quist


Original title Te dans mä' Kalstatösera
Composer Erik Uppström (1905)
Lyrics Rune Lindström (1958)


Original title You Couldn't Be Sweeter
Composer Dennis Berry


Original title Nya dragspelsvalsen
Composer Olle Johnny (1945)


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 Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2286


Element type Print
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2296


Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2309


Element type Print
Item base Polyester
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2280


Element type Duplicate positive
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Digital audio
Gauge WAV


Element type Digital audio
Gauge WAV


Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
Gauge DCP


Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial
Gauge MAP


Element type Digitalt arkivmaterial
Gauge MAP


Element type Digitalt visningsmaterial
Gauge ProRes


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690


Size Less than 850 x 400


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690


Holdings Scripts

Script type Dialoglista
Extent 19 s. + 1 s. produktionsuppgifter.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 23 s. (1 s. produktionsuppgifter ingår).
Language Engelska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title En film efter Birgit Tengroths noveller. manuskript: Herbert Grevenius.
Extent 127 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Dialoglista
Extent 17 s.
Language Spanish


Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Behind the scenes prints 1
Album Yes


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Promotion material


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