A scene from the film "Kvartetten som sprängdes" (The quartet that blew up), with Birgit Rosengren - May Andersson, called the Electric Girl, 1936.

A scene from the film
A scene from the film "Kvartetten som sprängdes" (The quartet that blew up), with Birgit Rosengren - May Andersson, called the Electric Girl, 1936.The quartet that blew up is a Swedish film from 1936 directed by Arne Bornebusch . The film is based on Birger Sjöberg's novel quartet that blew up . It has never been shown on television.1950 did Gustaf Molander his film version of the Quartet that blew up . Television has made ​​it twice as well in 1962 as TV theater, as well as filmed television series directed by Hans Alfredson 1973 .Birgit Elisabet Ahrle, known under her maiden name Birgit Rosengren, born 27 november 1912 on Södermalm in Stockholm , the death of 6 October 2011 in Bromma in Stockholm, was a Swedish actress . Rosengren studied at the Royal Dramatic Theatre School from 1931 to 1933. She starred in the Kar de Mumma revue at Blanche Theatre in 1931 and 1937. She made ​​her film debut in 1934 in Schamyl Bauman girls from the Old Town . In 1945, she suffered from polio and was forced into a decade long scene break. Birgit Rosengren also worked for many years for Swedish Radio in Stockholm.She was the 92-year-old attracted much attention when in 2004 she spoke about her own life in SVT's program "The Good call," the journalist and TV host Suzanne Axell . After the program Rosengren a "second career" and had a series of lectures at the library with her son Leif Ahrle. Interview with Birgit Rosengren was also one of the most watched programs in "The Good call" history.Birgit Rosengren was married the first time with the actor elof ahrle from 1940 until his death in 1965 and the second time with actor Eric Gustafson , from 1977 until his death in 1981. She is the mother of costume designer Carina Ahrle and actor Leif Ahrle and was the sister of operetta singer Margit Rosengren . She is buried in North Cemetery in Stockholm. [1]people, man, woman, togetherness, romancing, love, couple, forest, enjoying, smiling, holding hands, scene, film, The quartet that blew up, 1936


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