Variety Is the Spice of Life

Variety Is the Spice of Life
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Directed by Gustaf Molander
Written by Leo Lenz (play)
Robert Arthur Schönherr (play)
Gösta Stevens
Starring Tutta Rolf
Per Aabel
Elsa Burnett
Music by Gunnar Johansson
Jules Sylvain
Cinematography Elner Åkesson
Distributed by Svensk Filmindustri
Release date
22 March 1939
Running time
79 minutes
Country Sweden
Language Swedish

Variety Is the Spice of Life (Swedish: Ombyte förnöjer) is a 1939 Swedish comedy film directed by Gustaf Molander and starring Tutta Rolf, Per Aabel and Elsa Burnett.[1]

The film's sets were designed by Arne Åkermark. It was based on a play which was also turned into a German film Marriage in Small Doses the same year.


When her composer husband loses interest in her, an ordinary housewife turns into a seductive vamp to try and win back his affections.

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  • Mariah Larsson & Anders Marklund. Swedish Film: An Introduction and Reader. Nordic Academic Press, 2010.

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