The Quartet That Split Up
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Directed byGustaf Molander
Written byGösta Stevens
Gustaf Molander
Based onThe Quartet That Split Up by Birger Sjöberg
Produced byHelge Hagerman
StarringAdolf Jahr
Anita Björk
Inga Landgré
Victor Sjöström
CinematographyÅke Dahlqvist
Edited byOscar Rosander
Music byJerry Högstedt
Yngve Sköld
Distributed bySvensk Filmindustri
Release date
26 December 1950
Running time
100 minutes

The Quartet That Split Up (Swedish: Kvartetten som sprängdes) is a 1950 Swedish comedy film directed by Gustaf Molander and starring Adolf Jahr, Anita Björk, Inga Landgré and Victor Sjöström.[1] It is an adaptation of the 1924 novel of the same title by Birger Sjöberg, which had previously been made into a 1936 film.[2] It was shot at the Råsunda Studios in Stockholm. The film's sets were designed by the art director Nils Svenwall.


The members of a string quartet in a small Swedish town decided to speculate on the stock market with unexpected results.



  1. ^ Qvist & Von Bagh p.115
  2. ^ Goble p.431