Bashful Anton

Bashful Anton
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Directed by Emil A. Lingheim
Written by Theodor Berthels
Henry Richter
Starring Edvard Persson
Ingrid Luterkort
Britta Brunius
Cinematography Olle Ekman
Edited by Wic Kjellin
Music by Alvar Kraft
Release date
6 May 1940
Country Sweden
Language Swedish

Bashful Anton (Swedish: Blyge Anton) is a 1940 Swedish comedy film directed by Emil A. Lingheim and starring Edvard Persson, Ingrid Luterkort and Britta Brunius.[1]

The film's art direction was by Max Linder.


  • Edvard Persson as Karl Anton Malm
  • Ingrid Luterkort as Mildred Andersson
  • Britta Brunius as K√§tie Melin
  • Karl-Arne Holmsten as Arne Boman
  • Fritiof Billquist as Director Steng√•rd
  • Torsten Winge as Baron Gyllenflycht
  • Eric Malmberg as Director Kjellberg
  • Elvin Ottoson as Werner
  • Axel Lindberg as Ekberg
  • Arthur Fischer as √Ögren
  • Elly Christiansson as Dolly
  • Eric Dahlstr√∂m as G√•rdman
  • Frithiof Hedvall as Albrechtsson
  • Astrid Lindgren as Stina
  • Aurore Palmgren as Beata
  • Sussi Adolfi as Little Girl
  • Bj√∂rn Berglund as Speaker at Rifle Foundation Meeting
  • Astrid Bodin as Lady at the Bus
  • Helga Brofeldt as Angry Woman in Window
  • Nils Ekstam as Member of the Board
  • Ragnar Falck as Sniper
  • G√∂sta Grip as Secretary
  • Jullan Jonsson as Cook
  • Sten Sture Mod√©en as Employee at Office
  • Karen Rasmussen as Employee at the Office
  • Edla Rothgardt as Old Cleaning Lady
  • Inger Sundberg as Young Girl
  • Kate Thunman as Cleaning Lady
  • Hugo Tranberg as Waiter
  • Gunnel Wadner as Balet Girl
  • Susanna √Ėstberg as Karin



  • Qvist, Per Olov & von Bagh, Peter. Guide to the Cinema of Sweden and Finland. Greenwood Publishing Group, 2000.

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