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'Swing it' magistern (1940)

At school, a music teacher is testing the pupil's ability to sing. The 16-year old Inga Danell starts to sing a song so catchy that everybody in the classroom starts to sing. The singing is... See full summary »

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Schamyl Bauman
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Cast

Complete credited cast:
Adolf Jahr ... Musiklärare 'Susen' Bergman
Alice Babs ... Inga Danell (as Alice 'Babs' Nilson)
Solveig Hedengran ... Fröken Lena Larsson
Carl Hagman ... Rektorn William Löfbeck (as Quarl Hagman)
Viran Rydkvist ... Rektorskan Agda Löfbeck (as Viran Rydqvist)
Thor Modéen ... Karl-Otto Löfbeck
John Botvid ... Vaktmästare Gustafsson
Georg Funkquist ... Franskläraren Furubeck
Linnéa Hillberg ... Fru Danell (as Linnea Hillberg)
Julia Cæsar ... Fröken Jonsson
Åke Johansson ... Axel 'Acke' Danell
Nils Hallberg ... Ture Andersson (as Nisse Hallberg)
Ulla Hodell Ulla Hodell ... Sonja Holmquist
Britt Hagman Britt Hagman ... Olga Pettersson
Ragnar Planthaber Ragnar Planthaber ... 'Plantan'
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Storyline

At school, a music teacher is testing the pupil's ability to sing. The 16-year old Inga Danell starts to sing a song so catchy that everybody in the classroom starts to sing. The singing is interrupted by the principal, who thinks that jazz and swing dancing is awful. Inga then starts performing at a nightclub, where her music teacher happens to be the pianist. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Comedy | Music

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Country:

Sweden

Language:

Swedish

Release Date:

21 December 1940 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

'Swing It' Teacher See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

S. Bauman-Produktion See more »
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Trivia

The actual on-screen title is not possible to add to IMDb: "Swing it" magistern. See more »

Goofs

When Acke and Inga have both been to the dance restaurant and are talking, just before they go to bed, Inga says she will lie awake, thinking of her beloved all night long. Acke points out that she will then be too tired to go to school the next day. However, it's Saturday night, so the next day is Sunday - when there is no school. See more »

Connections

Referenced in Jazzgossen (1958) See more »

Soundtracks

Min kärlek till dej
Music by Sten Axelsson
Performed by Thore Ehrlings Orkester
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Swing era teen musical.
19 December 2011 | by MozjoukineSee all my reviews

Here's something that bobbed up from nowhere - a Swing musical made in Sweden in 1940 and anticipating the Donald O'Connor-Jane Powell school films from the 'states.

Once again the stuffy principal doesn't understand her cool new music teacher and the so talented teen age girl that he encourages and who forms a crush on him, despite his interest in the lady gym teacher making those girls in baggy shorts do ill coordinated routines.

The piece has some naive energy, despite going on too long and being short on imagination. Miss Nilson's clean cut appeal is understandable. One of the film's strengths is that the leads are so ordinary. The handling is better than competent but the it disappoints in not offering any real look at WW2 Sweden.

The DVD is excellent quality and has good English titles.


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