Only One Night

SF Film

When Valdemar Moreaux a carousel operator in a travelling fun-fair owned by his girl friend, learns that he is the bastard son of an aristocrat, he moves into his father’s manor to be made over into aristocrat himself.It is he the hope of Colonel von Brede, the father, that Valdemar will made worthy of carrying on the von Brede name and inherit his property. Von Brede is also the guardian of the beautiful and highly intelligent Eva Beckman (Ingrid Bergman). His other hope is that Valdemar and Eva will fall in love and get married. The initial coolness between this young couple gradually disappears and they agree to marry. But all hopes are dashed when Eva is confronted with the physical side of love, which she finds disgusting. Valdemar then realizes that he cannot be made over into another person and he returns to the fun-fair and the honest simplicity of his former girl friend, Helga Mårtensson.

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Only One Night

Title Only One Night

Original title En Enda Natt

Director Gustaf Molander

Country Sweden

Film status Completed

Original language Swedish

Cast Ingrid Bergman, Edvin Adolphson, Aino Taube, Olof Sandborg, Erik Berglund, Marianne Löfgren, Maguns Kesster

Script Gösta Stevens

Director of photography Elner Åkesson

Production company SF

Release 1939 Mar, 13

Format HD

Duration 90 min

When Valdemar Moreaux a carousel operator in a travelling fun-fair owned by his girl friend, learns that he is the bastard son of an aristocrat, he moves into his father’s manor to be made over into aristocrat himself.It is he the hope of Colonel von Brede, the father, that Valdemar will made worthy of carrying on the von Brede name and inherit his property. Von Brede is also the guardian of the beautiful and highly intelligent Eva Beckman (Ingrid Bergman). His other hope is that Valdemar and Eva will fall in love and get married. The initial coolness between this young couple gradually disappears and they agree to marry. But all hopes are dashed when Eva is confronted with the physical side of love, which she finds disgusting. Valdemar then realizes that he cannot be made over into another person and he returns to the fun-fair and the honest simplicity of his former girl friend, Helga Mårtensson. When Valdemar Moreaux a carousel operator in a travelling fun-fair owned by his girl friend, learns that he is the bastard son of an aristocrat, he moves into his father’s manor to be made over into aristocrat himself.It is he the hope of Colonel von Brede, the father, that Valdemar will made worthy of carrying on the von Brede name and inherit his property. Von Brede is also the guardian of the beautiful and highly intelligent Eva Beckman (Ingrid Bergman). His other hope is that Valdemar and Eva will fall in love and get married. The initial coolness between this young couple gradually disappears and they agree to marry. But all hopes are dashed when Eva is confronted with the physical side of love, which she finds disgusting. Valdemar then realizes that he cannot be made over into another person and he returns to the fun-fair and the honest simplicity of his former girl friend, Helga Mårtensson.

Title Only One Night

Original title En Enda Natt

Director Gustaf Molander

Country Sweden

Film status Completed

Original language Swedish

Cast Ingrid Bergman, Edvin Adolphson, Aino Taube, Olof Sandborg, Erik Berglund, Marianne Löfgren, Maguns Kesster

Script Gösta Stevens

Director of photography Elner Åkesson

Production company SF

Release 1939 Mar, 13

Format HD

Duration 90 min

Genre: Drama






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