Pimpernel Svensson

Pimpernel Svensson
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Directed by Emil A. Lingheim
Written by Åke Ohlmarks
Margit Beckman
Baroness Emmuska Orczy (novel)
Produced by Otto Scheutz
Starring Edvard Persson
Ivar Wahlgren
Aurore Palmgren
Cinematography Karl-Erik Alberts
Edited by Wic Kjellin
Music by Knut Edgardt
Erik Baumann
Nathan Görling
Release date
30 August 1950
Running time
80 minutes
Country Sweden
Language Swedish

Pimpernel Svensson is a 1950 Swedish comedy film directed by Emil A. Lingheim and starring Edvard Persson, Ivar Wahlgren and Aurore Palmgren.[1] It was made at the Stockholm studios of Europa Film and on location in Skåne. Arne Åkermark was its art director.


In an updating of The Scarlet Pimpernel, a Swede travels to Stettin in 1945 to rescue his nephew who has been trapped in the Soviet-occupied port.


  • Edvard Persson as Anders 'Pimpernel' Svensson
  • Ivar Wahlgren as Ville Lundgren
  • Aurore Palmgren as Willy's Mother
  • Gunnel Wadner as Willy's Wife
  • Arne Wirén as General Badajsky
  • Rodja Persidsky as Major Pusjkin
  • Algot Larsson as August Andersson
  • Signe Wirff as Refugee
  • Ove Flodin as Pålson
  • John Degerberg as Bell-ringer
  • Walter Sarmell as Station Master
  • Frans Begger as Russian Soldier
  • Svea Holst as Pimpernel's Maid
  • Minna Larsson as Karla Andersson
  • Inger Sotnikov as Girl in Stettin
  • Mikael Sotnikov as Schultze
  • Maj-Britt Thörn as Prostitute



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

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