Äktenskapsleken (1935)

Husband and wife sculptors compete for a commission.


Karl Gerhard (comedy) (as Karl-Gerhard), Ragnar Hyltén-Cavallius (scenario)




Complete credited cast:
Zarah Leander ... Tora Diidiken
Gösta Cederlund ... Chefredaktör Nordenson, hennes 1:sta man
Harry Roeck Hansen Harry Roeck Hansen ... Statsrådet Ström, hennes 2:dra man (as Harry Roeck-Hansen)
Ragnar Widestedt ... Direktör Melin, hennes 3:dje man
Einar Axelsson ... Gunnar Grahn, hennes 4:de man
Elsa Carlsson ... Polly, hennes väninna
Karl Gerhard ... Hjalmar Gregorsson, hennes advokat (as Karl-Gerhard)
Karin Swanström ... Carolina Berg
Åke Ohberg ... Per-Olof, hennes son
Rune Carlsten ... Riksdagsman Larsson
Maritta Marke ... Märta, hans dotter
John Norrman ... Sund


The sculptress Tora Diidiken is a celebrity, both as an artist and as a socialite. Her 4th husband, the sculptor Gunnar Grahn, loves her deeply, but is jealous of her success. When he receives an invitation to participate in a competition to win the commission of adorning the square in Broköping with a new monument, he is excited. He tells Tora that he has to stay some weeks alone in their cottage, to work on a new statue, but he doesn't mention the competition. It is the rich widow Carolina Berg, who has donated 1 million kronor for this purpose. At a dinner party Carolina persuades the astute politician Lars Larsson to nominate her son Per-Olof as a top candidate for the regional election. In exchange his daughter Märta will become the fiancée of her son. In Stockholm Per-Olof happens to meet Tora Diidiken, who in him sees the ideal model for her new statue. Per-Olof is enamored of Tora, and breaks his engagement with Märta. Lars Larsson gets furious and tries to stop Per-Olof's ... Written by Maths Jesperson {maths.jesperson1@comhem.se}

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Comedy | Drama







Release Date:

25 November 1935 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Skandal See more »

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1.37 : 1
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Verklighet och Drömmar
(Liebe ist ein Glück das darf man nicht versäumen)
Music by Jules Sylvain
Lyrics by Karl Gergard (German Lyrics by Josef Richter)
Sung by Zarah Leander
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