A Matter of Morals (1961)

Alan Kennebeck, a Milwaukee bank official, arrives in Stockholm to verify a loan to a factory official. At the same time, Mr Kennebeck, who is married, drifts into a tender affair with the official's sister-in-law Anita.


John Cromwell


John D. Hess (as John Hess)


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Cast overview:
Maj-Britt Nilsson ... Anita Andersson
Mogens Wieth Mogens Wieth ... Erik Walderman
Eva Dahlbeck ... Eva Walderman
Patrick O'Neal ... Alan Kennebeck
Claes Thelander ... Björnson
Lennart Lindberg Lennart Lindberg ... Sven Arborg
Vernon Young Vernon Young ... Mr. Henderson
Doreen Denning ... Mrs. Henderson
Gösta Cederlund ... Curt Eklund
Hampe Faustman ... Kronstad
Birger Lensander Birger Lensander ... Taxi Driver
Per-Axel Arosenius Per-Axel Arosenius ... Taxi Driver
Tord Peterson ... Nightwatch


Alan Kennebeck is unable to accept a brief, realistic romance for what it is. Eventually it leads to his complete moral downfall. Triggered by the factory official Eric Walderman, being a sadistically suave conniver and villain, who babbles a Nietzschean creed of ruthlessness and brings the picture to its grim, melodramatic conclusion. Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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GUILTY of making love to another man's woman...GUILTY of taking another man's millions...GUILTY of firing the shot that took another man's life...Yet...who is to say he is guilty of MURDER?!?! See more »






Sweden | USA



Release Date:

20 December 1963 (Mexico) See more »

Also Known As:

De sista stegen See more »

Filming Locations:

Stockholm, Sweden

Company Credits

Production Co:

Fortress Films See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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