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The Girl from the Third Row (1949)

Flickan från tredje raden (original title)
Is man's existence really meaningful and hopeful? As a reply to Ingmar Bergman's Prison (1949), this movie claims that it is. A ring passes between a lot of different people, giving the ... See full summary »


Hasse Ekman


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Hilda Borgström ... Vilma Andersson
Gunnar Olsson ... Lilja, Jeweller
Sigge Fürst ... Gusten
Siv Thulin ... Sonja
Ingrid Backlin ... Maj Blomkvist, Nurse
Gunnar Björnstrand ... Dr. Edvin Burelius
Hasse Ekman ... Sture Anker
Mimi Nelson ... Topsy
Ragnar Arvedson ... Ekberg, Maître d'
Barbro Hiort af Ornäs ... Dagmar Antonsson (as Barbro Hjort af Ornäs)
Erik 'Bullen' Berglund ... C:son Burén, Consul (as Erik Berglund)
Eva Henning ... The Girl
Hilding Gavle ... Fredrik Antonsson
Maj-Britt Nilsson ... Birgit, The Dancer's Wife
Sven Lindberg ... Göte Holmberg, Dancer


Is man's existence really meaningful and hopeful? As a reply to Ingmar Bergman's Prison (1949), this movie claims that it is. A ring passes between a lot of different people, giving the bearer or someone close a new meaning to life. Actors, embezzlers, old ladies and cheated husbands all seem to gain temporary hope from misery and disillusionment. Written by Mattias Thuresson

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Release Date:

29 August 1949 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Dziewczyna z trzeciego rzedu See more »

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Production Co:

Terrafilm See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Did You Know?

Crazy Credits

Instead of "medverkande" (cast) or similar the first 12 actors are credited as "Ringens ägare" (The Owners of the Ring) and the rest as "Övriga inblandade" (Others Involved). See more »


References Prison (1949) See more »


Denna ringen den skall vandra
Performed by children's choir
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Rather Boring

I don't know. I did look at this movie for a few weeks ago and I found it rather boring. In my opinion *laughs* this would be like a... what do you say in English... first movie to Lord of the rings *laughs* again* you know what I mean.

Well, it was about an old woman who found a ring that was given to her by her husband (I think it was so)that had died long ago. Then she leaves the ring into an shop that sells rings and so on. And then another pair who's going to marry buy the same ring and find out that the one who left the ring in the shop is a relative to them or something. And then the ring wanders from people to people. In the opposite of Lord of the rings this ring is good and not evil!


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