Parallel to his own films and directing assignments, Harald in the earlier days also used to be active as an actor and has participated in some fifteen feature films and TV series since 1973.
He played the leading role in Pojken med guldbyxorna (The Boy with the Gold Pants) - 1974), Godnatt Jord (Goodnight Earth) - 1976-77 and Linus - eller tegelhusets hemlighet (Linus - or the Secret of the Brick House) - 1979, among others. He has also played a major role in Nionde kompaniet (The Ninth Company) - 1987 and his latest acting assignments were Sånt är livet (That’s Life) - 1997, directed by Colin Nutley and a TV series called Emma Åklagare (Emma Prosecutor) - 1996.
BEHIND THE SCENE FOOTAGE
EN HANDFULL KÄRLEK (A Handfull of Love).
A feature film by Vilgot Sjöman that Harald had a part in. The film takes place during the big strike in Sweden back in 1909. The film is shot by Harald (except the parts with Harald) in the summer of 1973.
Here is an excerpt were Harald as a very young boy sits at the camera with Vilgot and also acts in a small scene with Vilgot directing him.
FROM THE MINI TV SERIE GODNATT JORD (Goodnight Earth)
Harald had the lead part in the talked about serie directed by Keve Hjelm.
In the beginning of this footage, from 1976, Harald talkes with director Keve Hjelm. Photo by Harald (exept the parts with Harald).
PICTURES FROM FEATURE FILMS AND
Pojken med gulbyxorna, (The Boy With the Gold Pants), shot in 1974, directed by Leif Krantz.
Behind the scenes pictures from the shooting of Pojken med guldbyxorna (The Boy With the Gold Pants), 1974.
Harald Hamrell with actor Anders Nyström.
Actor Anders Nyström who plays the father with Harald Hamrell as The Boy.
Director Leif Krantz (on the right), with cinematographer Jack Churchill.
Photo: Roger Sellberg (The black and white ones)
The Ninth Company, directed by Colin Nutley
Harald Hamrell acting together with Thomas Hanzon and Sten Johan Hedman.
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