Märta Torén

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Märta Torén (21 May 1926 – 19 February 1957) was a Swedish stage and film actress of the 1940s and 1950s. Torén began her career on the stage and from 1947 she appeared in films. She appeared on the cover of the June 13 issue of Life Magazine in 1949. One of her most important roles was opposite Humphrey Bogart in Sirocco (1951). Torén died at the age of 31 from a brain hemorrhage. Description above from the Wikipedia article Märta Torén, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

One Way Street (1950)

After stealing a gangster's money and his girlfriend, a doctor heads for a small village in Mexico to hide out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugo Fregonese
CAST:  James Mason  •  Märta Torén  •  Dan Duryea  •  Basil Ruysdael

After stealing a gangster's money and his girlfriend, a doctor heads for a small village in Mexico to hide out.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugo Fregonese
CAST:  James Mason  •  Märta Torén  •  Dan Duryea  •  Basil Ruysdael

Sirocco (1951)

A mysterious American gets mixed up with gunrunners in Syria.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Märta Torén  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Everett Sloane

A mysterious American gets mixed up with gunrunners in Syria.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Curtis Bernhardt
CAST:  Humphrey Bogart  •  Märta Torén  •  Lee J. Cobb  •  Everett Sloane

Assignment: Paris (1952)

Paris-based New York Herald Tribune reporter Jimmy Race (Andrews) is sent by his boss (Sanders) behind the Iron Curtain in Budapest to investigate a meeting involving the Hungarian ambassador.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Parrish
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  George Sanders  •  Audrey Totter  •  Märta Torén

Paris-based New York Herald Tribune reporter Jimmy Race (Andrews) is sent by his boss (Sanders) behind the Iron Curtain in Budapest to investigate a meeting involving the Hungarian ambassador.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Parrish
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  George Sanders  •  Audrey Totter  •  Märta Torén

Deported (1950)

The real-life deportation of gangster Lucky Luciano was the inspiration for this romanticized and slightly crackbrained crime drama. Jeff Chandler plays the Luciano counterpart, who once he arrives in Italy renews his criminal activities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Siodmak
CAST:  Märta Torén  •  Jeff Chandler  •  Claude Dauphin  •  Marina Berti

The real-life deportation of gangster Lucky Luciano was the inspiration for this romanticized and slightly crackbrained crime drama. Jeff Chandler plays the Luciano counterpart, who once he arrives in Italy renews his criminal activities.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Siodmak
CAST:  Märta Torén  •  Jeff Chandler  •  Claude Dauphin  •  Marina Berti

Rogues' Regiment (1948)

A post World War 2, US Army agent is assigned to join the Foreign Legion in search of high ranking Nazi war criminal who may have also enlisted.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Florey
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Dick Powell  •  Märta Torén  •  Stephen McNally

A post World War 2, US Army agent is assigned to join the Foreign Legion in search of high ranking Nazi war criminal who may have also enlisted.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robert Florey
CAST:  Vincent Price  •  Dick Powell  •  Märta Torén  •  Stephen McNally

Illegal Entry (1949)

Long before he became producer/director of The Tonight Show, Fred DeCordova helmed the Universal meller Illegal Entry. Howard Duff, who later worked with DeCordova on the TV series Mr. Adams and Eve, stars as Bert Powers, an undercover agent for the U.S. Department ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Howard Duff  •  Märta Torén  •  George Brent  •  Gar Moore

Long before he became producer/director of The Tonight Show, Fred DeCordova helmed the Universal meller Illegal Entry. Howard Duff, who later worked with DeCordova on the TV series Mr. Adams and Eve, stars as Bert Powers, an undercover agent for the U.S. Department ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frederick de Cordova
CAST:  Howard Duff  •  Märta Torén  •  George Brent  •  Gar Moore

Puccini (1953)

Produced in Italy in breathtaking Technicolor, this biographical story of Puccini (played by L'avventura's Gabriele Ferzetti) spans his creative life from early student days to the height of success, including his early flop Madama Butterfly and his incomplete ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carmine Gallone
CAST:  Gabriele Ferzetti  •  Märta Torén  •  Nadia Gray

Produced in Italy in breathtaking Technicolor, this biographical story of Puccini (played by L'avventura's Gabriele Ferzetti) spans his creative life from early student days to the height of success, including his early flop Madama Butterfly and his incomplete ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Carmine Gallone
CAST:  Gabriele Ferzetti  •  Märta Torén  •  Nadia Gray

Mystery Submarine (1950)

Submarine spy film directed by Douglas Sirk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  Macdonald Carey  •  Märta Torén  •  Robert Douglas  •  Carl Esmond

Submarine spy film directed by Douglas Sirk.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Douglas Sirk
CAST:  Macdonald Carey  •  Märta Torén  •  Robert Douglas  •  Carl Esmond

Casbah (1948)

Pepe Le Moko (Tony Martin) leads a gang of jewel thieves in the Casbah of Algiers, where he has exiled himself to escape imprisonment in his native France.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Berry
CAST:  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Tony Martin  •  Peter Lorre  •  Märta Torén

Pepe Le Moko (Tony Martin) leads a gang of jewel thieves in the Casbah of Algiers, where he has exiled himself to escape imprisonment in his native France.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Berry
CAST:  Yvonne De Carlo  •  Tony Martin  •  Peter Lorre  •  Märta Torén

Maddalena (1954)

The story takes plays during the annual Good Friday pageant in a tiny Italian village. Local priest Don Vincenzo faces a crisis when the girl selected to play the Virgin Mary shows up pregnant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Augusto Genina
CAST:  Märta Torén  •  Gino Cervi  •  Charles Vanel  •  Jacques Sernas

The story takes plays during the annual Good Friday pageant in a tiny Italian village. Local priest Don Vincenzo faces a crisis when the girl selected to play the Virgin Mary shows up pregnant.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Augusto Genina
CAST:  Märta Torén  •  Gino Cervi  •  Charles Vanel  •  Jacques Sernas

Spy Hunt (1950)

Roger Quain, escorting two zoo-bound black panthers on the train from Milan to Paris, is unaware that a Western agent, Catherine Ullven, has hidden a microfilm in the collar of one of the animals. But when the train is derailed in the Swiss Alps and the panthers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  Howard Duff  •  Märta Torén  •  Philip Friend  •  Philip Dorn

Roger Quain, escorting two zoo-bound black panthers on the train from Milan to Paris, is unaware that a Western agent, Catherine Ullven, has hidden a microfilm in the collar of one of the animals. But when the train is derailed in the Swiss Alps and the panthers ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  Howard Duff  •  Märta Torén  •  Philip Friend  •  Philip Dorn

The Man Who Watched Trains Go By (1952)

A meek teller thinks he's killed his boss. He flees with a box of cash hoping for a new life with his younger mistress.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold French
CAST:  Claude Rains  •  Marius Goring  •  Märta Torén  •  Ferdy Mayne

A meek teller thinks he's killed his boss. He flees with a box of cash hoping for a new life with his younger mistress.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Harold French
CAST:  Claude Rains  •  Marius Goring  •  Märta Torén  •  Ferdy Mayne

Sword in the Desert (1949)

First American film about the conflict between Jewish nationalists and the British in the creation of the state of Israel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Märta Torén  •  Stephen McNally  •  Jeff Chandler

First American film about the conflict between Jewish nationalists and the British in the creation of the state of Israel.  (more)

DIRECTION:  George Sherman
CAST:  Dana Andrews  •  Märta Torén  •  Stephen McNally  •  Jeff Chandler

Rospiggar (1942)

A lonely fisherman drowns and his elderly brother Efraim is left to do an inventory of the estate. He discovers that his brother had a son, Karl-Erik. Keeping it a secret, he travels to Stockholm to employ the young man as a hired hand. Plot by Mattias Thuresson.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Schamyl Bauman
CAST:  Sigurd Wallén  •  Emil Fjellström  •  Gull Natorp  •  Viran Rydkvist

A lonely fisherman drowns and his elderly brother Efraim is left to do an inventory of the estate. He discovers that his brother had a son, Karl-Erik. Keeping it a secret, he travels to Stockholm to employ the young man as a hired hand. Plot by Mattias Thuresson.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Schamyl Bauman
CAST:  Sigurd Wallén  •  Emil Fjellström  •  Gull Natorp  •  Viran Rydkvist

Rid i natt! (1942)

"Ride tonight!" - In the south of Sweden, some farmers get into trouble when the German Count is forcing them to perform day labor for him. But a man refuses to bow to the German Count.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gustaf Molander
CAST:  Oscar Ljung  •  Gerd Hagman  •  Eva Dahlbeck  •  Erik 'Bullen' Berglund

"Ride tonight!" - In the south of Sweden, some farmers get into trouble when the German Count is forcing them to perform day labor for him. But a man refuses to bow to the German Count.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gustaf Molander
CAST:  Oscar Ljung  •  Gerd Hagman  •  Eva Dahlbeck  •  Erik 'Bullen' Berglund

Changing Trains (1943)

Inga, an unemployed actress meets a sweetheart Kim, from days long gone at a train station. Over coffee they reminisce about their romance and how Inga left Kim for a moderately successful acting career and the attractive theater director Leo Waller.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hasse Ekman
CAST:  Sonja Wigert  •  Hasse Ekman  •  Georg Rydeberg  •  Karin Kavli

Inga, an unemployed actress meets a sweetheart Kim, from days long gone at a train station. Over coffee they reminisce about their romance and how Inga left Kim for a moderately successful acting career and the attractive theater director Leo Waller.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hasse Ekman
CAST:  Sonja Wigert  •  Hasse Ekman  •  Georg Rydeberg  •  Karin Kavli

Eviga länkar (1946)

Hilda Granström has a ladies tailoring shop. Her husband Richard is a cellist in the Opera Orchestra. Their three daughters are helping out in Hilda's shop. Richard's 80-year-old mother, who once was a dancer, also lives with the family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rune Carlsten
CAST:  Annalisa Ericson  •  Ingrid Backlin  •  Margareta Fahlén  •  Erik 'Bullen' Berglund

Hilda Granström has a ladies tailoring shop. Her husband Richard is a cellist in the Opera Orchestra. Their three daughters are helping out in Hilda's shop. Richard's 80-year-old mother, who once was a dancer, also lives with the family.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rune Carlsten
CAST:  Annalisa Ericson  •  Ingrid Backlin  •  Margareta Fahlén  •  Erik 'Bullen' Berglund

La vena d'oro (1955)

"The golden vein" - A boy jealous of his widowed mother's new lover, does everything to separate them. Then, after realizing their profound feelings for each other, he tries to ensure that the two come together.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mauro Bolognini
CAST:  Terence Hill  •  Märta Torén  •  Richard Basehart  •  Titina De Filippo

"The golden vein" - A boy jealous of his widowed mother's new lover, does everything to separate them. Then, after realizing their profound feelings for each other, he tries to ensure that the two come together.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mauro Bolognini
CAST:  Terence Hill  •  Märta Torén  •  Richard Basehart  •  Titina De Filippo

Tormento d'amore (1956)

"Torment of love" - Sara and Pietro meet in Barcelona and immediately a strong friendship grows between them, that soon turns into love. Sara does not dare to tell Pietro about a recent affair with a man called Roberto.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claudio Gora  •  Leonardo Bercovici
CAST:  Märta Torén  •  Massimo Serato  •  José Nieto  •  Julia Martínez

"Torment of love" - Sara and Pietro meet in Barcelona and immediately a strong friendship grows between them, that soon turns into love. Sara does not dare to tell Pietro about a recent affair with a man called Roberto.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Claudio Gora  •  Leonardo Bercovici
CAST:  Märta Torén  •  Massimo Serato  •  José Nieto  •  Julia Martínez

La puerta abierta (1957)

Shortly after moving to Madrid, a dancer is killed. His condition as a womanizer, in addition to his arrogance, makes us suspect that it is a crime of passion. As the investigation progresses, the doubts and jealousy of one of his neighbors threatens to ruin his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  César Fernández Ardavín
CAST:  Amedeo Nazzari  •  Märta Torén  •  Rafael de Córdoba  •  Nadia Marlowa

Shortly after moving to Madrid, a dancer is killed. His condition as a womanizer, in addition to his arrogance, makes us suspect that it is a crime of passion. As the investigation progresses, the doubts and jealousy of one of his neighbors threatens to ruin his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  César Fernández Ardavín
CAST:  Amedeo Nazzari  •  Märta Torén  •  Rafael de Córdoba  •  Nadia Marlowa