About the film
military officer prison cell conspiracy army general court martial crown prince swedish army
General von Döbeln
Release Date: October 26, 1942
|Genres||:||Drama, History, War|
|Writers||:||Olof Molander, Sven Stolpe, Sven Stolpe|
1813. The Swedish army is fighting in the War of the Sixth Coalition. The popular general Von Döbeln is arrested for sending the army against the French in breach of orders by the crown prince. At the court martial he is sentenced to death but is pardoned by the king and sent to prison instead. A group of conspirators are planning to set him free and make him their leader in a coup d'etat.