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The Great John Ericsson (1937)
"John Ericsson - segraren vid Hampton Roads" (original title)

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In 1803 the Swedish inventor John Ericsson is born. After a military career he went to England and became one of the first builders of locomotives. Despite large debts, he invents the ... See full summary »

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John Ericsson
Märta Ekström ...
Amelia Ericsson (as Märtha Ekström)
Anders Henrikson ...
Taylor
Sigurd Wallén ...
Karl 'Charlie' Petterson
Kotti Chave ...
James Kerrigan
Hilda Borgström ...
Ann Cassidy
Hasse Ekman ...
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Carl Barcklind ...
Stephen Mallory
Marianne Aminoff ...
Mary
Ivar Kåge ...
Harry Delameter
Olof Winnerstrand ...
Smith
Richard Lund ...
Paulding (as Rickard Lund)
Erik Rosén ...
Davis (as Eric Rosén)
Helga Görlin ...
Edvin Adolphson ...
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In 1803 the Swedish inventor John Ericsson is born. After a military career he went to England and became one of the first builders of locomotives. Despite large debts, he invents the propeller. In 1839 he crosses the Atlantic and builds ships for the US Navy. When the US civil war breaks out, the Federation needs a ship to match the Confederate 'Merrimac' and preventing the Confederation from exporting cotton to Europe. Ericsson builds the 'Monitor', a ship the Federation needs to win the war. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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17 May 1938 (USA)  »

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