Åsa-Nisse Goes Hunting

Åsa-Nisse Goes Hunting (Swedish: Åsa-Nisse på jaktstigen) is a 1950 Swedish comedy film directed by Ragnar Frisk and starring John Elfström, Artur Rolén and Helga Brofeldt.[1] It was the second film in the long-running Åsa-Nisse series about a raffish character living in rural Småland. The film's sets were designed by the art director Bertil Duroj.

Åsa-Nisse Goes Hunting
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Directed byRagnar Frisk
Written byStig Cederholm (stories)
Theodor Berthels
Lennart Palme
Produced byGösta Sandin
StarringJohn Elfström
Artur Rolén
Helga Brofeldt.
CinematographyFrank Dalin
Music bySven Rüno
Svensk Talfilm
Distributed bySvensk Talfilm
Release date
11 September 1950
Running time
94 minutes


Åsa-Nisse is fond of poaching, but a new constable has his eye on them. When Åsa-Nisse gets his foot caught in a trap, he is arrested and taken to the city of Jönköping for trial. The same evening he and his companions go out for a night on the town where they meet two attractive young woman. Sometime later Åsa-Nisse has to explain with difficulty to his wife just what they got up to that night.



  1. ^ Krawc p.474


  • Krawc, Alfred. International Directory of Cinematographers, Set- and Costume Designers in Film: Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden (from the beginnings to 1984). Saur, 1986.

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