Laughing in the Sunshine

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Laughing in the Sunshine
Directed by Daniel Birt
Produced by John Martin
Written by Daniel Birt
Tim Carew
Starring Jane Hylton
Bengt Logardt
Adolf Jahr
Music by Jules Sylvain
Cinematography Sven Nykvist
Swint Film
Distributed by United Artists
Release date
2 January 1956
Running time
80 minutes
Country Sweden
United Kingdom
Language English

Laughing in the Sunshine (Swedish: Ett kungligt äventyr) is a 1956 British-Swedish film directed by Daniel Birt and starring Jane Hylton, Bengt Logardt and Adolf Jahr. [1] It was his final film. It is sometimes alternatively described as a British-Danish co-production. [2]

Daniel Birt was an English film director and editor.

Jane Hylton British actress

Jane Hylton (16 July 1926 – 28 February 1979, born as Audrey Gwendolene Clark, was an English actress who accumulated 30 film credits, mostly in the 1940s and 1950s, before moving into television work in the latter half of her career in the 1960s and 1970s.

Bengt Logardt was a Swedish actor, screenwriter and film director. He appeared in 31 films between 1941 and 1959.



Jean Anderson British actress

Jean Anderson was an English actress born in Eastbourne, Sussex. She is best remembered for her television roles as hard-faced matriarch Mary Hammond in the BBC drama The Brothers (1972–76) and as rebellious aristocrat Lady Jocelyn "Joss" Holbrook in the Second World War series Tenko (1982–84).

Ragnar Arvedson Swedish actor

Ragnar Arved Arvedson, was a Swedish actor, director, writer and producer. Arvedson appeared in about 50 roles in films between 1920 and 1970 and directed about 20 films between 1935 and 1949.

Peter Dyneley actor

Peter Dyneley was an Anglo-Canadian actor. Although he appeared in many smaller roles in both film and television, he is best remembered for supplying the voice of Jeff Tracy for the 1960s "Supermarionation" TV series Thunderbirds and its two film sequels, Thunderbirds Are Go (1966) and Thunderbird 6 (1968), all produced by Gerry Anderson. Uncredited, Dyneley also provided the voice of the countdown that introduces the Thunderbirds title sequence.

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  1. Soila p.117
  2. Chibnall & MacFarlane p.149