Ingrid Bergman's Swedish Years
Call Number: DVD 19821
Publication Date: 1935-1940
The Count of the Old Town: Bergman had her first speaking role in this ensemble comedy, as a chambermaid seduced by a suspected jewel thief.
Walpurgis Night: Tackling the subject of Sweden's declining birth rate, this topical drama features Bergman as a virtuous young woman who becomes entangled in a sordid love triangle.
Intermezzo: Gustaf Molander's swooning romance, about an ill-starred affair, made Bergman a star in Sweden, and she would go on to appear in the Hollywood remake.
Dollar: Ingrid Bergman is the frustrated spouse of a busy industralist with conservative views about how his wife should behave.
A woman's face: With this thriller, Molander gave Bergman her most ruthless role to date, as a blackmailer who undergoes an operation to repair her disfigured face and gets a change of heart in the bargain.
June night: An unassuming woman is caught up in a sensational scandal and the finds a new beginning, in Bergman's last Swedish film before she moved to America.