Sigurd Richard Engelbrekt Wallén (1 September 1884 – 20 March 1947) was a Swedish actor, film director, and singer.
Movies & TV shows
Saltstänk och krutgubbar
The stingy fisherman Ericsson lives on a small island north of Stockholm with his wife Johanna och her father Isak.
När ängarna blommar
The farm workers at Ns Farm are demanding that their employer recognize their labor union. He wants strike-breakers to do the farm work. The son of Hellman is a hothead.
In the Stockholm archipelago in the 1880s, Carlsson move out to an isolated farmstead to help the widow Flood with the farm. Carlsson has big plans for the island, including having paying guests in th...
Hans livs lopp
The social democratic party is the subject of the film. A young man is interested in Communism. He became a member of the Social Democratic fold. His father is a tailor who knows how to put people in ...
Släkten är bäst
The hypocritical wholesaler Johan Ekberg is taught a lesson.
I mörkaste Småland
Albert Engström's anecdotes of Småland have been put together to make a comedy film about Johannes and Cornelius, two smallholding farmers and best friends.
Women in Captivity
A priest decides to engage himself socially in prison. In the cells he meets a number of women with different fates. One is Mary, a young honest woman gone wrong.
Natt i hamn
During WW2, the waters were pitch black except for a moon-shadow over the waves. Surrounded by mines and fog, the cargo ship S/S Rune has sweeping headlights. Through the night, the ship bows forward....
Det är min musik
Inga and her father, the violin maker Lars, are big music enthusiasts. One day they meet the violinist Jan-Erik.
A lonely fisherman drowns and his elderly brother Efraim is left to do an inventory of the estate. He discovers that his brother had a son, Karl-Erik. Keeping it a secret, he travels to Stockholm to e...
Livet går vidare
The French army had a Swedish officer in Africa. When he returns to Sweden after many years abroad to recover from Malaria, he meets his son, a student who prefers partying with his frat friends inste...
The young architect Gunnar Bergstrand marries the Norwegian Eva, against his parents' wishes.
A woman flees to avoid rumors of promiscuity, but is followed by a reporter who wants to expose her dark past.
...som en tjuv om natten
Nisse Ekberg is in San Francisco but wants to get back to Sweden. Not being a completely honest guy, he gets mixed up with another person and assumes his identity.
Kronans käcka gossar
New explosives will be demonstrated for the military authorities, but some shady characters looking to steal it to sell it to a foreign power.
spies are trying to get hold of secret documents while two movie actors are conscripted
Swedish comedy from 1940. Carnival director Knut Lindberg has ended up in the hands of the usurer Director Aronsson and his shady practices trying to take over Lindberg's funfair. But the two new coll...
Karl för sin hatt
Urban girl falls for rugged forest ranger.
"A Crime" - A murder is committed in an apartment building in Stockholm. And afterward all clues point toward the Justice of the Supreme Court and his sons. But who did it? And why? And will they be a...
A bus company wants to acquire traffic rights on an island in the Stockholm archipelago. The steam boats will be replaced by buses, but Captain Johansson and his daughter Eva are at the forefront of t...
Mot nya tider
The social and political developments in Sweden from 1885 to 1905 are the subject of a 1939 Swedish drama. The Grand Hotel's Great Hall was built in 1885. She sings from the balcony of the hotel and t...
Adolf i eld och lågor
Swedish comedy from 1939. Adolf Berglund is a reporter at the newspaper Morgonbladet and is sent on one action-packed mission after the other. But it's not always that he uses honest working methods t...
Sigge Nilsson och jag
Sigge and Putte has moved to a private school, where they fight and get up to mischief.
Två år i varje klass
The boys will get a new class teacher who has discipline, they get in a lot of mischief, so much complaints that they have to read extra during the summer holidays to get started in class 4.
A Woman's Face
A woman with a badly damaged face gets an opportunity to change her ways when she meets a plastic surgeon. Her friends catch up with her when she leaves her old life behind.
Adolph Turesson is a meek college professor who doesn't impress the fair-lady he secretly loves. He fell to sleep when he saw the attention paid to his lady-love by other faculty members. He dreams of...
"Conflict" - Shipbuilder Edvard Banck is busy building new ships, but forgets that his wife Birgit wants his attention and tenderness. A new engineer, Reidar Hagen, begins at the shipyard, and Birgit ...
Katt över vägen
Short film directed by Gunnar Skoglund featuring insight into the process of making movies.
Max Mattsson gets stranded on a remote island in the archipelago together with four other people and a dog.
Bombi Bitt och jag
A film is based on a novel.
Operetta singer Adolf Berg will be called up for military duty just as he gets assigned a major role in an operetta. He met Ulla Wern on the train.
John Smith is an accountant at a stockbroking firm, where the firm ends up in the liquidity crisis because of his managerial speculation with the firm's money. The bank wants John to take over leaders...
The Swedenhielms are an old family. Professor Rolf Swedenhielm is the head of the family. Three of his children live in the house. Boman is an excellent house maid. They are going for bankruptcy becau...
The Count of the Old Town
One of the narrow streets of the Old town is where the hotel City is located. There are characters such as 'Greven' and 'Blomman'. A jewel thief is being chased by a police inspector.
Vrnamo is where Gustav lives. He needs time to build a new boat engine. The invention was financed by the factory director who would like to sell it. Everyone thinks Gustav's father is a millionaire a...
His Life's Match
Gunnar Gawell is masonry on a building but also a very good football player. He gets a chance to play for the the national team against Denmark. Gunnar is offered a bribe if he allows the Danish team ...
Kärlek och kassabrist
Margit thinks the senior accountant is taking money from the company. The auditors are going to check the books. The chief of police is a member of the Embezzler's Club, and it seems that the senior a...
She is a spoiled girl. She says that she is a multi-talented woman and can do whatever she wants. He will buy her a diamond ring if she manages to work as a house-maid. Helga becomes a house-maid at V...
Sons of Ingmar
Filmatisation of Selma Lagerlöfs book Jerusalem. Second part is the movie Karin ingmarsdotter.
His Lord's Will
The changing will of Roger Bernhuses de Sars, who wants his heritage to go to his illegitimate daughter, leads to a series of family conflicts. Fate and love play their cards. It is one of the most su...
The Outlaw and His Wife
A stranger is working at Halla's farm. Halla and the stranger fall in love, but when he is revealed as Eyvind, an escaped thief forced into crime by his family's starvation, they flee and become two o...
The Girl from the Marsh Croft
A 1917 Swedish drama film directed by Victor Sjöström, based on a 1913 novel by Selma Lagerlöf. It was the first in a series of successful Lagerlöf adaptions by Sjöström, made possible by a deal betwe...
Alexander the Great
In a small provincial town there is a hotel run by one of those eccentric cooks of long ago who made generous meals that have nothing in common with the extravagant restaurateurs of nowadays and their...