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Walpurgis Night (1935)

Valborgsmässoafton (original title)
Lena Bergström works in an office and is unhappily in love with her boss, Johan Borg. She decides to quit. Borg's wife won't have any children, and when she becomes pregnant she has an ... See full summary »

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Complete credited cast:
Lars Hanson ...
Johan Borg
Karin Kavli ...
Clary Borg (as Karin Carlsson)
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Frederik Bergström, Editor
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Lena Bergström, Johan's Secretary
Erik 'Bullen' Berglund ...
Gustav Palm, Editor's Secretary (as Bullen Berglund)
Sture Lagerwall ...
Svensson
Marie-Louise Sorbon ...
Mrs. Svensson
Georg Rydeberg ...
Frank Roger
Georg Blickingberg ...
Landberg
Richard Lund ...
'Doctor' Smith
Linnéa Hillberg ...
Nurse
Stig Järrel ...
Grane
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Gabriel Alw ...
Clary's new admirer
Greta Berthels ...
Maid
Allan Bohlin ...
Bergström Jr.
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Lena Bergström works in an office and is unhappily in love with her boss, Johan Borg. She decides to quit. Borg's wife won't have any children, and when she becomes pregnant she has an illegal abortion. For some reason, Lena's father believes that it is Lena who has had an abortion. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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gradient Bergman but bad plot
14 May 2000 | by (Vancouver) – See all my reviews

While Bergman is gradient as ever in this early movie of hers, the plot on the whole is disappointing. The murdering scene even seems ridiculous with the unsurprising coincidence and unbelievable clumsiness. What a waste for Bergman!


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