The ups and downs of three generations in an acting family.

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Ester Roeck Hansen ...
Hans hustru
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Hans son
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Hans dotter
Olof Winnerstrand ...
Hans far
Hilda Borgström ...
Hans mor
Gudrun Brost ...
Hans fynd
Erik Strandmark ...
Hans svärson
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Hans författare
Hugo Tranberg ...
Hans kamrer
Wiktor Andersson ...
Hans påklädare
Börje Mellvig ...
Hans sekreterare (as Börje Mellwig)
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Hans kokerska (as Julia Caesar)
Carl Deurell ...
Hans fars kollega I
Erik A. Petschler ...
Hans fars kollega II
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Storyline

The Ankers is a well-established acting family in the theater world of Stockholm, three generations working together at Kungsteatern theater under management by Stefan Anker. His latest whim is to stage Jacques Offenbach's opera Helen of Troy. But his infatuation with the leading lady Sonja Svedje leads to the breakup of the family. Also Monica Anker wants to get married and Tommy Anker leave the theater to work as a journalist. Will the famous Ankers ever reunite? Written by Mattias Thuresson

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19 January 1945 (Sweden)  »

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Kuninkaallinen roskaväki  »

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Trivia

Ingmar Bergman have probably been inspired by Kungliga Patrasket when creating the Ekdahl family in Fanny and Alexander. See more »

Crazy Credits

The first six actors are credited twice, first as "Kungliga patrasket" = "Royal Babble", that is the title of the movie. See more »

Connections

Featured in Minns Ni? (1993) See more »

Soundtracks

AU MONT IDA / I EN SKOG PÅ BERGET IDA
Music by Jacques Offenbach
Swedish Lyrics by Palle Block
Performed by Edvin Adolphson
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