Sleeping Beauty (1949 film)

Sleeping Beauty (Finnish: Prinsessa Ruusunen) is a Finnish family fantasy film made in 1949, directed by Edvin Laine and produced by T. J. Särkkä.[1] The title part of the film is played by Tuula Usva, the king is played by the director's brother Aarne Laine and the queen is played by the director's wife Mirjam Novero.[2] The film is based on Sleeping Beauty by the Brothers Grimm and also the play written by Zachris Topelius based on the Grimm's fairy tale.

Leo Lehto won the 1949 Jussi Awards category of the best scenery.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Sleeping Beauty (1949) - Filmaffinity
  2. ^ Tv-maailma 21/2011, p. 17. (in Finnish)
  3. ^ Eugen Terttula: Mitä Missä Milloin 1952. Jussi-patsaan saajat 1944–50, pp. 332. Kustannusosakeyhtiö Otava, 1951.

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