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Original title Världens bästa Karlsson
Film type Feature
Category Fiction
Director
Producer
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Original work
Production country
Production company
Awards
Classification Allowed for all
Dialogue
Swedish release 1974-12-02

Cast

Lars Söderdahl
Svante Svantesson, kallas Lillebror

Mats Wikström
Karlsson

Catrin Westerlund
Lillebrors mamma

Stig Ossian Ericson
Lillebrors pappa

Staffan Hallerstam
Bosse, Lillebrors bror

Britt-Marie Näsholm
Bettan, Lillebrors syster

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Crew

Director
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Special Photographic Effects
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Make-up Supervisor
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Cast

Lars Söderdahl Svante Svantesson, kallas Lillebror
Mats Wikström Karlsson
Catrin Westerlund Lillebrors mamma
Stig Ossian Ericson Lillebrors pappa
Staffan Hallerstam Bosse, Lillebrors bror
Britt-Marie Näsholm Bettan, Lillebrors syster
Nils Lagergren Krister, Lillebrors klasskamrat
Maria Selander Gunilla, Lillebrors klasskamrat
Pär Kjellin Pelle, Bettans kille
Janne Carlsson Fille
Gösta Wälivaara Rulle
Catti Edfeldt kvinnan som sköter om sina blommor
Jan Nygren Karlssons röst

Companies

Production Company Artfilm AB
SF-Produktion AB (i samarbete med)
Distributor in Sweden (35 mm) AB Svensk Filmindustri 1974
Distributor in Sweden (DVD) SF Home Entertainment 2002
SF Home Entertainment 2007
Laboratory FilmTeknik AB

Swedish censorship / rating

Censorship number 114013
Date 1974-12-02
Classification Allowed for all
Original length 2725 meters
Notes Aktlängder: 545, 495, 510, 560, 615.


Technical specifications

Aspect ratio 1.66:1
Sound system Optical mono
Colour system Eastman Color
Width 35 mm
Frames per second 24
Length in metres 2725 meter
Length in minutes 99 min
Reels 5 rullar


Original work

Original title Lillebror och Karlsson på taket (Children's book)
Author Astrid Lindgren
Cartoonist Ilon Wikland


Original title Karlsson på taket flyger igen (Children's book)
Author Astrid Lindgren


Original title Karlsson på taket smyger igen (Children's book)
Author Astrid Lindgren


Production location

1974-05-15 1974-09-27
Europa Film Studio Sundbyberg Sweden
Tegnérlunden Stockholm Sweden

Release dates

Release in Sweden 1974-12-02 China Stockholm Sweden 99 min
First showing 1974-12-02 China Stockholm Sweden 99 min
DVD release 2002-12-04 Sweden
2007-11-05 Sweden
Cinematheque screening 2018-02-11 Filmhuset Stockholm Sweden

Soundtrack listing

Original title An der schönen blauen Donau, op. 314
Composer Johann Strauss, d.y. (1867)


Original title Never My Love
By Dick Addrisi (1967)
Don Addrisi (1967)


Original title Symfoni, nr 40, K. 550, g-moll
Composer Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1788)


Original title 'O sole mio!
Composer Eduardo Di Capua (1898)
Alfredo Mazzucchi (1898)
Lyrics Giovanni Capurro (italiensk text 1898)
Sven Nyblom (svensk text 1901)


Original title Vaggsång
Composer Georg Riedel (1974)
Lyrics Astrid Lindgren (1974)


Original title Världens bästa Karlsson
Composer Georg Riedel (1974)
Lyrics Astrid Lindgren (1974)


Awards

The Swedish Film Institute's Quality Grant Stockholm 1975 (bidrag om 108 894,43 kr)

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 2716


Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2707


Element type Print
Item base Acetate
Gauge 35 mm
Length 2681


Element type Duplicate positive
Gauge 35 mm


Holdings Posters

Size Between 850 x 700 and 850 x 1100
Poster title VÄRLDENS BÄSTA KARLSSON
Tryckeri Uddeholms Offset


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690
Poster title Karlsson på taket
Tryckeri Uddeholms Offset


Size Between 850 x 400 and 850 x 690
Poster title VÄRLDENS BÄSTA KARLSSON


Size Less than 850 x 400


Holdings Scripts

Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Karlsson på taket av Astrid Lindgren.
Extent 116 s.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Karlsson på taket av Astrid Lindgren.
Extent 54 s. innehållsbeskrivning (1 s.) ingår.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Script title Karlsson på taket. Av Astrid Lindgren.
Extent 116 s. + 6 s. tricksekvenser och personallista.
Language Svenska


Script type Inspelningsmanus
Extent 96 s. Bildmanus till vissa scener.
Language Svenska


Holdings Stills

Black and white print 16
Colour prints 10
Behind the scenes prints 11
Slides 14
Album No


Holdings Promotion materials

Type Program/Promotion material
Language Svenska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Svenska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Svenska


Type Program/Promotion material
Language Engelska


Type Misc.prints
Language Svenska


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