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



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Edvin Adolphson ...
Ester Roeck Hansen ...
Hans hustru
Hasse Ekman ...
Hans son
Eva Henning ...
Hans dotter
Olof Winnerstrand ...
Hans far
Hilda Borgström ...
Hans mor
Gudrun Brost ...
Hans fynd
Erik Strandmark ...
Hans svärson
Stig Järrel ...
Hans författare
Hugo Tranberg ...
Hans kamrer
Wiktor Andersson ...
Hans påklädare
Börje Mellvig ...
Hans sekreterare (as Börje Mellwig)
Julia Cæsar ...
Hans kokerska (as Julia Caesar)
Carl Deurell ...
Hans fars kollega I
Erik A. Petschler ...
Hans fars kollega II


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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Release Date:

19 January 1945 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Kuninkaallinen roskaväki  »

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


Edited into Dårskapens hus (1951) See more »


Music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
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