How to Tame a Real Man
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Directed byRagnar Arvedson
Written byTorsten Flodén
Produced byRagnar Arvedson
StarringBirgit Tengroth
Håkan Westergren
Thor Modéen
CinematographyHarald Berglund
Music byNathan Görling
Distributed byEuropa Film
Release date
12 April 1941
Running time
100 minutes

How to Tame a Real Man (Swedish: Så tuktas en äkta man) is a 1941 Swedish comedy film directed by Ragnar Arvedson and starring Birgit Tengroth, Håkan Westergren and Thor Modéen.[1] It was shot at the Sundbyberg Studios in Stockholm. The film's sets were designed by the art director Max Linder. The following year it was remade as a Finnish film Avioliittoyhtiö.


An interior designer in Stockholm keeps flirting with his pretty female employees. Deciding this is harming his work he decides he needs to hire an unattractive new assistant, and his friend at the local university suggests a gifted candidate. However she is pretty, so he deliberately encourages her to disguise her good looks in order to secure the job.



  1. ^ Holmstrom p.158