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Stig Lasseby, Jan Gissberg

Pelle Svanslös (Peter de kat zonder staart)

Edition 1983
81' - 1981 - Drama, Comedy, Animated film - Dialogue: Swedish
Director: Stig Lasseby, Jan Gissberg With: Mats Åhlfeldt, Ewa Fröling, Ernst-Hugo Järegård
Peter-No-Tail is a cat who’s born without a proper tail on a farm in the Swedish countryside. Due to economical difficulties, the farmer is forced to get rid of Peter. The farmer can’t bring himself to drown the cat, so he sneaks Peter inside the car of a family who is renting a house close to the farm for their summer vacation. When the family finally reaches their home in Uppsala, Sweden, they find Peter and decide to keep him. Without a tail, he becomes the talk of the town among the other cats and, especially Mike, who teases him cruelly. Mean Mike and his two companions, Bill and Bull, are notorious for the nasty tricks they like to play on other cats. Mike is currently trying to court Molly Silk-Nose, but his rough and silly approach does not impress her, since she becomes interested in the kind and gentle Peter. But Mike won’t give up that easily and he has a plan for how he’ll get his revenge.

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Stig Lasseby, Jan Gissberg


Mats Åhlfeldt, Ewa Fröling, Ernst-Hugo Järegård


Leif Krantz

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"Pelle Svanslös" (Gösta Knutsson)



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