The movie starts with a silent section of slapsticks in BLUE and white and with piano music, giving an outline of Karin's rise and fall. The rest is normal B&W movie. Karin does not belong ... See full summary »

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Karin Månsdotter
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King Erik of Sweden
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Göran Persson
Olof Widgren ...
Castle vicar
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Olof Gustafsson Stenbock
Erik Strandmark ...
Welam Welamsson
Bengt Blomgren ...
Max
Kurt-Olof Sundström ...
Hertig Johan
Åke Claesson ...
Svante Sture
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Anders
Birgitta Valberg ...
Queen Dowager
Ulla Sjöblom ...
Agda
Aurore Palmgren ...
Göran Persson's mother (as Aurora Palmgren)
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Bonde
Ingrid Jellart ...
Sigrid
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The movie starts with a silent section of slapsticks in BLUE and white and with piano music, giving an outline of Karin's rise and fall. The rest is normal B&W movie. Karin does not belong to the nobility but nevertheless marries the mentally ill king Erik XIV and becomes queen of Sweden. The king's skilled counsellor Göran Persson wants a royal policy supporting the people and supported by it. But in relation to the nobility the king oscillates between provocative strength and unpredictable weakness. Göran arranges that some very powerful noblemen are killed. Subsequently the king tries to have them convicted of high treason by the parliament. He forgets the manuscript, mixes up all facts, and the noblemen are acquitted. But Göran speedily gathers another parliament and has them convicted. Meanwhile Erik apologises because of the unjust murders. Hence Erik is dethroned and imprisoned. Göran is executed. Karin is restricted to a castle in Finland. In the prison Erik believes that he ... Written by Max Scharnberg, Stockholm, Sweden

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1 November 1954 (Sweden)  »

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Karin, córka Mansa  »

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The voice of (Prince) Gustav Gösta (played by Bo Gunnar Eriksson) is dubbed by Eskil Dalenius. See more »

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Version of Erik XIV (1974) See more »

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Vildandens klagan
Composed by Elna Nilsson (1889)
Lyrics written by John Bernard Gauffin (aka John Bernard Gauffin)
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