Story about a small dance band in the late ’50s making pocket money by doing local weddings and hops with decorously swung versions of ‘Sugar In The Morning.’ Their leader is Sven Klang, brilliantined and eternally grinning, a car dealer by day and a people dealer by night. His control of the band, on and off stage, in and out of bed, is complete – until the arrival of the new alto saxophonist who has played the Stockholm club circuit, a full-time jazz man whose art is his life.
Director: Stellan Olsson. AKA Sven Klang’s Combo.
Writers: Henric Holmberg, Ninne Olsson.
Stars: Henric Holmberg, Eva Remaeus, Jan Lindell, Anders Granström, Bo Gunnar Andersson, Christer Boustedt, Ingvar Andersson, Reinhold Andersson, Ole Blegel, Peter Blomberg, Birgit Eggers, Per Eggers, Staffan Holmgren, Mona Mellegård, Ninne Olsson, Catherine Parment, Einar Persson, Ulla Rodhe, Lou Rossling, Michael Segerström.
This looks great
This IS great! 👍👍
36:05… Imitating Stan Laurel …?
1:19:55 I don’t suppose anyone might know, but maybe I am lucky: has anyone ever seen this EP, it is titled HASCHIS and carries the number KEP 511 ….
A great one. Stick to it, even if you consider the beginning a bit slow. Lovely picture, lots of great jazz. 9/10.