The Marriage Game (1935)

Äktenskapsleken (original title)
Husband and wife sculptors compete for a commission.


(comedy), (scenario)


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Complete credited cast:
Tora Diidiken
Gösta Cederlund ...
Chefredaktör Nordenson, hennes 1:sta man
Harry Roeck Hansen ...
Statsrådet Ström, hennes 2:dra man (as Harry Roeck-Hansen)
Ragnar Widestedt ...
Direktör Melin, hennes 3:dje man
Einar Axelsson ...
Gunnar Grahn, hennes 4:de man
Elsa Carlsson ...
Polly, hennes väninna
Karl-Gerhard ...
Hjalmar Gregorsson, hennes advokat
Karin Swanström ...
Carolina Berg
Per-Olof, hennes son
Rune Carlsten ...
Riksdagsman Larsson
Maritta Marke ...
Märta, hans dotter
John Norrman ...


The sculptress Tora Diidiken is a celebrity, both as an artist and as a socialite. Her 4th husband, the sculptor Gunnar Grahn, loves her deeply, but is jealous of her success. When he receives an invitation to participate in a competition to win the commission of adorning the square in Broköping with a new monument, he is excited. He tells Tora that he has to stay some weeks alone in their cottage, to work on a new statue, but he doesn't mention the competition. It is the rich widow Carolina Berg, who has donated 1 million kronor for this purpose. At a dinner party Carolina persuades the astute politician Lars Larsson to nominate her son Per-Olof as a top candidate for the regional election. In exchange his daughter Märta will become the fiancée of her son. In Stockholm Per-Olof happens to meet Tora Diidiken, who in him sees the ideal model for her new statue. Per-Olof is enamored of Tora, and breaks his engagement with Märta. Lars Larsson gets furious and tries to stop Per-Olof's ... Written by Maths Jesperson {maths.jesperson1@comhem.se}

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Comedy | Drama





Release Date:

25 November 1935 (Sweden)  »

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Skandal  »

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