Director Hasse Ekman Country Sweden Actors Edvin Adolphson, Karin Ekelund, Thor Modéen, Stig Järrel, Katie Rolfsen, Marianne Aminoff Overview — Release Date 9 November 1940 Original Title Med dej i mina armar Genres Comedy, Romance Runtime — Languages svenska Budget — Revenue — Production Terrafilm Producer — Author — Writer Hasse Ekman Director of Photography —
The year is 1941 and Nazi Germany is at its peak. Hitler’s army is storming into Russia. Sweden stands lonely and isolated while the air force is training intensely due to a coming attack. The squadron leader pushes his men at its hardest. It’s a constant game with death where death unfortunately often wins
The idle rich have their own particular problems. Case in point, Georg and Monika Hedberg were once poor and happy but since Georg became an established painter family bliss has decreased for every fur coat Monika has bought. Their divorce lawyer suggest that they try to save their marriage by moving to a small apartment and live life frugally but happy. When the trial period is over and they want to return home again, their lawyer has stolen their money and disappeared. The Hedbergs are evicted for unpaid rent and terminal poverty seem to be imminent. Plot by Mattias Thuresson.
Stig Järrel plays the mentally disturbed Latin teacher Birger Sjögren at Ringsala boarding school. A series of mysterious fires have taken place around the school the last few months. One of the students has seen Sjögren setting fire to a barn. But can he convince the trusted biology teacher Nordmark, expert of the criminal mind? Plot by Mattias Thuresson.
Georg Winkler meet Marguerite Hoffman at the casino in Monte Carlo. They become an item and travel the world with their act – Winkler is an accomplished marksman. Eventually Winkler’s jealousy leads to their separation and he has to resort to work for secondrate circuses with a dwarf. But eventually he meet Margurite once again. Plot by Mattias Thuresson.
Inga, an unemployed actress, meet a sweetheart, Kim, from days long gone at a train station. Over coffee they reminisce about their romance and how Inga left Kim for a moderately successful acting career and the attractive theater director Leo Waller. Plot by Mattias Thuresson.
Kurre and Inga are engaged to be married. However, as they are very poor, they can’t afford it just yet…
A bored young man leaves home, meets an actress, and wanders through the Swedish countryside.
The ups and downs of three generations in an acting family.