1920s Swedish-language Movies

Public list by WPS with 44 movies or TV shows/series

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The Phantom Carriage(1921)

| 1h 47min | Drama, Fantasy, Horror
4.0/5 (with 136 votes)

It's New Year's Eve. Three drunkards evoke a legend. The legend tells that the last person to die in a year, if he is a great sinner, will have to drive during the whole year the Phantom Chariot, that picks up the souls of the dead.

The Monastery of Sendomir(1920)

54min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 6 votes)

When two riders come to the monastery seeking shelter for the night they inquire from one of the monks about the founding of the monastery. The old monk reluctantly recounts the story of Count Starschensky, a nobleman of wealth and property. Starschensky is blessed with domestic happiness, however, he later finds that his young wife, Elga, has been sneaking her lover into the castle in evenings when he is away, and that their only child is not his, but a product of this affair. Tragedy ensues and the count sells his estates and establishes the monastery as part of his penance.

A Fortune Hunter(1921)

1h 35min | Drama, History
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Historical drama which features Gösta Ekman as the dashing rogue who steals the heart of the ethereal Mary Johnson.

The Girl in Tails(1926)

1h 54min | Drama, Comedy
3.3/5 (with 2 votes)

Katja is about to graduate, but she has nothing to wear for the graduation ball. Her father, the eccentric inventor Carl Axel Kock does not spend much of his income on Katja while her brother Curry gets everything he wants. So on the day of the ball, Katja simply dresses up in her brother’s brand new evening attire and attends the dance, smokes cigars, drinks brandy–and causes a scandal.

Directed by Karin Swanström - With Einar Axelsson

Karin, Daughter of Ingmar(1920)

1h 55min | Drama
2.8/5 (with 5 votes)

Karin Daughter of Ingmar is a 1920 Swedish silent drama film directed by Victor Sjöström. It is the second part in Sjöström's large-scale adaption of Selma Lagerlöf's novel Jerusalem, following Sons of Ingmar from the year before, and depicting chapter three and four from the novel. The critical reception was however unenthusiastic and Sjöström decided to not direct any more parts.

A Lover in Pawn(1920)

1h 56min | Drama
3.2/5 (with 3 votes)

About loaner Master Samuel, based on a writings by Hjalmar Bergman.

Damen med kameliorna(1925)

1h 29min

- No description / details available yet. -

Directed by Olof Molander - With Tora Teje

Iron Wills(1923)

1h 7min | Comedy
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

Fredrik Mack (Gustav Ranft) owns a glue factory in northern Norway and Ove Rolandsen (Eugen Skjønberg), a great womanizer, works for him. When Mack's beautiful daughter Elise (Lilla Bye) returns from studies, Ove immediately flirts with her.

Directed by John W. Brunius - With Eugen Skjønberg

Hon, den enda(1926)

1h 54min | Drama

Love entanglements among the upper class of Paris. The young upper-class Parisian Valentin van Zanten has a luxurious lunch-density dinner with the flirtatious Inez Maria, when the "friend" shows up and interferes with his own and successful pre-man manners.

Directed by Gustaf Molander - With Alfons Fryland

The Ingmar Inheritance(1925)

1h 32min | Drama
3.8/5 (with 1 vote)

"The Ingmar Inheritance". The story of a group of farmers who choose to leave their homes and follow the preacher Helgum to the Holy Land.

Hon, han och Andersson(1926)

1h 34min | Comedy

- No description / details available yet. -

Directed by Gustaf Edgren - With Vera Schmiterlöw

En vildfågel(1921)

1h 32min | Drama
2.5/5 (with 3 votes)

A woman searches for the child she gave up at birth.

Directed by John W. Brunius - With Paul Seelig
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Triumph of the Heart(1929)

1h 50min | Drama

In a small mine town north of the circle, Torsten lives, working with his sister Eva and comrade Lars, who is engaged to Eva. The town's bat-owner has a daughter, Märta, who, after trying out the big city life, has returned to the village for a while, and begins to flirt openly with Torsten, but also with Lars. Märta hears of an old gold treasure that will be hidden somewhere in the mountains, trying to seduce both of them and seek both friends to find out the treasure. Neither Lars nor Torsten knows the plans or swarms of others, but Eva notices how Märta attracts Lars away from her.

Directed by Gustaf Molander - With Edvin Adolphson

The Dream Waltz(1929)

1h 26min

This is the story of Olof Svensson who works as a streetcar conductor in Stockholm. In his free time he is a music composer.

The Mill(1921)

1h 48min | Drama
2.9/5 (with 2 votes)

The wife of a dull-witted miller is in her deathbed and the miller must find a new woman to marry. He is expected to marry the sister of a local forester, a refined woman he wants to love. She is gentle and motherly, though a rather austere Christian. But the miller lusts after his maidservant, Lise, a ruthless and calculating woman determined to climb up the social ladder. Lise tries to use her lower class sensuality and a bit of magic to entice the miller.

Directed by John W. Brunius - With Anders de Wahl

Flygande holländaren(1925)

1h 22min

- No description / details available yet. -

Directed by Karin Swanström - With Anders de Wahl

The Strongest(1929)

1h 37min | Drama
2.9/5 (with 2 votes)

An itinerant sailor meets a beautiful girl on the road and takes a job with her father, the Skipper of an Arctic sealer. He must prove himself stronger than his rival among the glaciers and ice floes.

Thora van Deken(1920)

1h 32min | Drama
2.2/5 (with 2 votes)

Film based on danish author Henrik Pontoppidan's novel Lille Rødhaette.

Directed by John W. Brunius - With Pauline Brunius, Hugo Björne, Jessie Wessel, Gösta Ekman, Gösta Cederlund, Oscar Johanson, ...

Skeppargatan 40(1925)

1h 10min | Drama

- No description / details available yet. -

Directed by Gustaf Edgren - With Einar Hanson

Boman på utställningen(1923)

1h 16min | Drama
3.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Johan Sjöborg and his wife Karin are on their way back to Sweden from New York. They arrive to Gothenburg just as the big exhibition is opening.

Artificial Svensson(1929)

1h 21min | Comedy
4.0/5 (with 1 vote)

When silly inventor Svensson gets mistaken for Swedish/American aviator Smith, he is accidentally enlisted in the military and drawn into unexpected romantic affairs.

Directed by Gustaf Edgren - With Fridolf Rhudin

En piga bland pigor(1924)

56min | Comedy, Drama
2.0/5 (with 1 vote)

Alice is engaged with Sven. She is interested in having fun and dancing, preferably with Faustino della Novarro. Sven gets upset by her behavior. They break the engagement. Alice finds work as a maid on a farm.

Directed by John W. Brunius - With Magda Holm

Gustaf Wasa, Part One(1928)

1h 43min | Drama, War, History

The story takes its beginning in 1518 , the Danish King Christian II has taken Sweden. Sten Sture the younger appeal to all loyal subjects to resist. The offer reaches the farmer Mats Waltersson in Dalarna , Sweden's heart and he gathers his men. Dalmas were going from house to house, they do not want a Dane on the throne. At Brännkyrka outside Stockholm is a battle between the Danes and Swedes. Swedes win and the Swedish riksbaneret out during the Battle of Gustav Eriksson Vasa.

Directed by John W. Brunius - With Gösta Ekman

A Scarlet Angel(1922)

1h 17min | Crime, Romance / Love
3.5/5 (with 1 vote)

The criminal couple Louise Kent and Charles Zukor stages a coup in the luxury restaurant Oriental. In the midst of a dance number goes suddenly all the lights out. In the confusion that arises one of the elegant guests is deprived of her jewelry.

Drottningen av Pellagonien(1927)

1h 32min

- No description / details available yet. -

Directed by Sigurd Wallén - With Vera Schmiterlöw, Stina Berg, Gustaf Lövås, Lennart Wallén, John Melin

Johan Ulfstjerna(1923)

1h 7min | Drama, War
2.5/5 (with 1 vote)

The story of a man who makes a great sacrifice for his country and for his son. Based on the play of the same title by Tor Hedberg.

Directed by John W. Brunius - With Ivan Hedqvist

Svarte Rudolf(1928)

1h 10min | Drama

Rudolf Carlsson, who works at a department store, dreams of making movies.

Directed by Gustaf Edgren - With Fridolf Rhudin

Thomas Graals myndling(1922)

1h 26min | Romance / Love

Paul is a student does not devote to much time for studies. He enjoys the pleasures of life. Babette is a girl who dreams about a life in luxury. Paul falls in love with Babette.

Directed by Gustaf Molander - With Einar Axelsson


1h 9min | Drama, Comedy

"Marriage" - Paul Rosenkrans is a Captain of the Swedish Navy and has been married to his Signe for six years. They are still as in love as if they were newly engaged. But when Paul's leave is over for this time, Signe meets an old good friend, the plucky suffragette Annie Behrman, chairman of "Women's Political Freedom Party". Annie has written a book about the woman's slavery in marriage and begins to process Signe with her ideas that soon makes Signe see her marriage in a whole new light.

Directed by Olof Molander - With Olof Winnerstrand

Carl XII:s kurir(1924)

Adjutant general Axel Roos is selected by King Charles XII to deliver a message to the court from the army in Bender, current day Moldova. His ride will take him straight through hostile Europe, where both Russians and Poles have interests in capturing him.

Directed by Rudolf Anthoni - With Gösta Ekman
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