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While the City Sleeps (1950)
"Medan staden sover" (original title)

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Jompa is unemployed - and not keen on getting a job. He still lives with his parents who are tired of his attitude about employment and regular hours. Jompa and his friends spend their time... See full summary »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Sven-Eric Gamble ...
Jompa
Inga Landgré ...
Iris Lindström
Adolf Jahr ...
Iris' father
Elof Ahrle ...
Manager at Lind Bilservice
John Elfström ...
Jompa's father
Hilding Gavle ...
Fencer
Carl Ström ...
Hansson, janitor
Ulf Palme ...
Kalle Lund
Barbro Hiort af Ornäs ...
Rutan
Märta Dorff ...
Iris' mother
Ilse-Nore Tromm ...
Jompa's mother
Ulla Smidje ...
Asta
Hans Sundberg ...
Knatten Gustafsson
Arne Ragneborn ...
Richard 'Sune' Sundberg
Lennart Lundh ...
Gunnar 'Slampen' Lindström
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Jompa is unemployed - and not keen on getting a job. He still lives with his parents who are tired of his attitude about employment and regular hours. Jompa and his friends spend their time at nightclubs, cafés and doing petty crimes. While playing poker, Jompa becomes indebted to the criminal Kalle Lund. Of course, Jompa is unable to pay, but Kalle gives him a tip: an old fetcher has always a lot of money at home, and if Jompa could get his hands on the money, his troubles would disappear... Written by Mattias Thuresson

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burglary | based on novel

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8 September 1950 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Kiedy miasto spi  »

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SANTA LUCIA
Written by Arvid Rosen
Music by Teodoro Cottrau
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