Jazzgossen

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Jazzgossen
Directed by Hasse Ekman
Written by Hasse Ekman
Åke Söderblom
Gösta Stevens
Music by Charles Redland
Cinematography Martin Bodin
Edited by Oscar Rosander
Release dates
6 October 1958
Running time
104 minutes
Country Sweden
Language Swedish

Jazzgossen ("The jazz boy") is a 1958 Swedish musical film directed by Hasse Ekman. The film was an attempt to make a nostalgical cavalcade of the Swedish entertainment scene of the 1920s and 1930s, and featured many songs from that era.

Cast[edit]

Zarah Leander and Einar Söderbäck appear uncredited.

Soundtrack[edit]

  • Zarah Leander - "Hela Livet är en Glad Operett" (Music by Jules Sylvain, lyrics by Åke Söderblom)
  • Karl Gerhard - "Jazzgossen (En lille Rystedans)" (Composed by Edvard Brink, lyrics by Karl-Gerhard)
  • Sigge Fürst and Einar Fagstad - "Från Frisco till Kap eller Alla jäntor ä lika" (Composed by Ernst Rolf, lyrics by Martin Nilsson)
  • Maj Lindström - "I min blommiga blå krinolin" (In My Sweet Little Alice Blue Gown) (Composed by Harry Tierney, lyrics by Anita Halldén as S.S. Wilson)
  • "Shimmy"
  • Sigge Fürst and choir - "Bättre och bättre dag för dag" (I'm Getting Better Every Day) (Composed by Mark Strong lyrics by Anita Halldén as S.S. Wilson and Karl-Ewert Christenson)
  • Maj Lindström and Per Lindquist - "Säg det i toner" (Composed by Jules Sylvain, lyrics by Karl-Ewert Christenson)
  • Helge Lindberg - "De' ä' grabben me' chokla' i"
  • Sigge Fürst - "Din vår är min vår" (Composed by Georg Enders)
  • Karl-Gerhard - "Hurra för det lilla som är kvar" (Composed by Carl Gustaf Hulthe, lyrics by Karl-Gerhard)
  • Karl-Gerhard - "Den ökända hästen från Troja" (Mars vesiolych rebjat) (Composed by Isaak Dunayevsky, lyrics by Karl-Gerhard, arrangement by Lille Bror Söderlundh)
  • Maj-Britt Nilsson - "Min Soldat" (Written by Nils Perne)
  • "Calle Schewens vals" (Composed by Evert Taube, original lyrics by Evert Taube, new lyrics by Karl-Gerhard)
  • Alice Babs - "Swing it Magistern"

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