Berg-Ejvind och hans Hustru
|Edith Erastoff and Victor Sjöström.
Photograph: courtesy Kino Lorber.
Also known as Vuori-Ejvind ja hänen vaimonsa and Lainsuojattomat in Finland; Les proscrits in France; Berg-Ejvind und seine Frau and Berg-Eyvind und sein Weib in Germany; Fjalla-Eyvindur in Iceland; Bancici in Poland; Os Proscritos in Portugal; Love, the Only Law and Eyvind of the Hills in the United Kingdom; The Outlaw and His Wife in the USA : [The Outlaw], [You and I]
B&W : 2781 metres
Directed by Victor Sjöström Victor Sjostrom Victor Seastrom
Cast: Victor Sjöström [Berg-Ejvind], Edith Erastoff [Halla], John Ekman [Arnes], Jenny Tschernichin-Larsson [Gudfinna], Artur Rolén [farmhand], Nils Aréhn [Björn], William Larsson [Bjarni], Sigurd Wallén
Svenska Biografteatern AB production; distributed by Svenska Biografteaterns Filmbyrå. / Produced by Charles Magnusson. Scenario by Sam Ask and Victor Sjöström, from the play Berg-Ejvind och hans Hustru by Jóhann Sigurjónsson. Production design by Axel Esbensen. Cinematography by J. Julius (Julius Jaenzon). / Premiered 1 January 1918. / Standard 35mm spherical 1.37:1 format. / The production was shot from 19 March through May 1917. The film was released in Finland on 24 November 1918. The film was released in Iceland on 21 April 1919. The film was released in Germany by Universum-Film Aktiengesellschaft [UFA] in October 1922.
Survival status: Prints exist [35mm preservation positives].
Current rights holder: (unknown)
Listing updated: 9 December 2009.
References: Film viewing : Bardèche-History pp. 137-139, 142, 179, 180, 187, 301, 369, 378; Cowie-Swedish-2 pp. 11-13, 25, 147; Fell-History pp. 124, 130; Forslund-Sjöström p. 277; Limbacher-Feature p. 182; McIlroy-Sweden p. 10; Shipman-Cinema p. 62 : Website-IMDb.
Home video: DVD.