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Original title Den hårda leken
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Director
Screenplay
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Tillåten från 15 år
Dialogue
Swedish release 1956-09-10

Cast

Sven-Eric Gamble
Conny Persson

Ann-Marie Gyllenspetz
Margit Söderberg, senare Connys fru

Åke Grönberg
direktör Andy Ekström, boxningsmanager

John Elfström
William Persson, kallad Stora William, skrothandlare, Connys far

Märta Dorff
Ester Persson, Connys mor

Lissi Alandh
Sally, servitris

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Titles

Originaltitel
Svensk premiärtitel
Distribution title
Script title

Crew

Director
Screenplay
Production Manager
Director of Photography
Music
Art Director
Film Editor
Production Mixer
Assistant Director
Advisor
Script Supervisor
Unit Manager
First Assistant Cameraman
Still Photographer
Musical Arrangement
Orchestra Leader
Make-up Supervisor

Cast

Sven-Eric Gamble Conny Persson
Ann-Marie Gyllenspetz Margit Söderberg, senare Connys fru
Åke Grönberg direktör Andy Ekström, boxningsmanager
John Elfström William Persson, kallad Stora William, skrothandlare, Connys far
Märta Dorff Ester Persson, Connys mor
Lissi Alandh Sally, servitris
Sten Gester Viking Svensson, boxare
Sissi Kaiser Karin, Margits kusin, Vikings fru
Arne Källerud Pram, boxningstränare
Erik Strandmark Wille Thorén, sportjournalist
Britta Brunius Margits mor
Olav Riégo Margits far
Henrik Schildt Redman, boxningsmanager
Stig Johanson Brollan, anställd i Connys blomsteraffär
Erik Molin Bigge Ek, boxare
- samt (medverkande i boxningsscenerna)
John Nilsson Jonne Ring, Andy Ekströms livvakt
Horace Brandt ringdomaren i matchen mot Nisse Sandberg
Bertil "Benet" Ahlin Stenström, boxare
Carl-Erik "Charlie" Löfman Nisse Sandberg, boxare
Gustaf "Gus" Gustafson anställd i Connys blomsteraffär
- Ej krediterade:
Elisabeth Falk Britta Lindström, Miss Sweden
Gunnar Nielsen Kalle Johansson, f.d. boxare
Ivar Wahlgren Backman
Gunnar Thim Sotarn, anställd i Connys blomsteraffär
Willy Karlsson anställd i Connys blomsteraffär
Hanny Schedin Margits hyresvärdinna
Charles Moore svart boxare
Tord Peterson Fimpen, anställd i Connys blomsteraffär, sekond
Gunnar "Knas" Lindkvist marknadsutropare
Jens Brandt boxare
Eskil Engstrand boxare
Jerry Eriksson boxare
Jan Henrikson boxare
Nils Olsson boxare
Boris Wiklund boxare
Gösta Brodén Thoréns pressfotograf
Gösta Malmborg tidtagaren
Olle Seijbold pressfotograf
Sten Ardenstam gäst på Margits Kafé
Hubertu Curiel boxaren i Hamburg
Birger Åsander marknadsbesökaren som försöker boxas
Roger Girod fransk speaker - endast röst
Britta Björklund Vikings flickvän på marknaden
Arthur Koch den vithårige ringdomaren
Hasse Burman gårdsmusikant - basist
Wiveka Alexandersson restauranggäst
Mauritz Strömbom äldre herre i bil - ej identifierad
Uno Larsson man i boxningspubliken

Companies

Produktionsbolag AB Svensk Filmindustri
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) AB Svensk Filmindustri 1956
Laboratory FilmTeknik AB
Make-up Supervisor Firma Carl M. Lundh AB

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 88369
Date 1956-07-03
Classification Tillåten från 15 år
Original length 2910 meters
Notes Aktindelning: 560-570-585-565-630 = 2910 m - 106 minuter. Aktlängder: 560, 570, 585, 565, 630.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Sound type Sound
Sound system AGA-Baltic
Colour type Svartvit
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2910 meter
Length in minutes 106 min
Reels 5 rullar


Production location

1955-10-20 1955-12-09
Filmstaden Råsunda Sweden (ateljé)
Göteborg Sweden (exteriörer)
Stockholm Sweden (exteriörer)

Release dates

Release in Stockholm 1956-09-24 Skandia Stockholm Sweden 106 min
Release in Sweden 1956-09-10 Draken Göteborg Sweden 106 min
1956-09-10 Victoria Göteborg Sweden 106 min
TV showing 1970-10-31 TV2 Sweden 102 min
1992-06-22 TV2 Sweden 102 min
1992-07-12 TV2 Sweden 102 min
1996-11-22 SVT1 Sweden 102 min
2000-09-07 SVT1 Sweden 102 min
First showing 1956-09-10 Draken Göteborg Sweden 106 min
1956-09-10 Victoria Göteborg Sweden 106 min

Soundtrack listing

Original title Conny's Blues
Composer Jürgen Jacobsen
Performed by Raisners Trio (munspel)


Original title Der Vogelhändler
Composer Carl Zeller (1891)
Lyrics Moritz West (tysk text 1891)
Ludwig Held (tysk text 1891)


Original title United Empire
Composer Horace Winton


Original title The Winner Takes All
Composer Ronald Hanmer


Original title Till anfall
Composer Gunnar Johansson


Original title Sankt Örjanslåten


Original title Fanfar (Stenhammar)
Composer Wilhelm Stenhammar


Original title Kanhända är det du
Composer Gerd Swanerud


Awards

Folket i Bild Magazine Award Stockholm 1956 Olle Länsberg (bästa manus)
Stockholm 1956 Åke Grönberg (bästa biroll)
Minns Ni? (1993) Citation included from Den hårda leken (1956)

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
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2879


Element type Original picture negative
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Original picture negative for optical printing
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Element type Sound negative
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm


Holdings Posters

Size Less than 850 x 400
Poster title DEN HÅRDA LEKEN
Tryckeri Zetterlund & Thelanders boktryckeri AB


Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100
Poster title DEN HÅRDA LEKEN
Tryckeri J. Olsén litogr.anst.


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690
Poster title Sven-Erik Gamble Ann-Marie Gyllenspetz DEN HÅRDA LEKEN
Tryckeri Fotopress


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690
Poster title Sven-Erik Gamble DEN HÅRDA LEKEN
Tryckeri Fotopress


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690
Poster title Ann-Marie Gyllenspetz Åke Grönberg Sven-Erik Gamble DEN HÅRDA LEKEN
Tryckeri Fotopress


Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Conny "Lejonhjärta". Manuskript och scenario av Olle Länsberg.
Extent 176 s.
Language Swedish


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Conny "Lejonhjärta". Manuskript och scenario av Olle Länsberg.
Extent 176 s. + tillägg
Language Swedish


Script type Dialoglista
Script title Den hårda leken.
Extent 26 s. Produktionsuppgifter (1 s.) ingår.
Language Swedish


Holdings Stills

Black and white print SET
Behind the scenes prints 4
Album Yes


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material
Language Danish


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Swedish


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Swedish


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