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A Man There Was (1917)

04/25/1920 (US) Drama 56m
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Terje Vigen, a sailor, suffers the loss of his family through the inflexibility of another man. Years later, when his enemy's family finds itself dependent on his benevolence, Terje must decide whether to avenge himself.

  1. Victor Sjöström

    Director, Screenplay

  2. Gustaf Molander


  3. Henrik Ibsen


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  1. Victor Sjöström

    Victor Sjöström

    Terje Vigen

  2. Bergliot Husberg

    Terje Vigen's Wife

  3. August Falck

    The English Lord

  4. Edith Erastoff

    The English Lord's Wife

  5. Eric Abrahamsson

    Eric Abrahamsson


  6. Hildur Carlberg


  7. Gucken Cederborg


  8. John Ekman

    John Ekman


  9. Nils Elffors

    Nils Elffors

    Terje's Friend

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A Man There Was
A Man There Was

Original Title Terje Vigen

Status Released

Original Language Swedish

Budget -

Revenue -


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