Morgunblaðið 23rd January 1980

Conversations with Ragnheiður Steindórsdóttir, the film ‘Out into the unknown’ and more.


Stand-in dummy got into adventures whilst actors were sleeping!

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Ragnheiður Steindórsdóttir at home in Brávallagötu in Reykjavík. Photo taken by Ragnar Axelsson.

These scenes appear in the first episode, to be shown tonight: actor, Stuart Wilson kicks Steindór Hjörleifsson, who plays a Soviet agent. The photographs were taken by Ágúst Baldursson.

Here is one of the actors, George Sewell, along with the stand-in dummy, who later ‘ended his life’ in Dettifoss, but had previously danced with fishermen in Húsavík.

Stuart Wilson armed at the summer-house by the lake. Real guns were used during the filming, but in most cases with powder shot!

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1. Morgunblaðið (1980). ‘Spjallað við Ragnheiði Stendórsdóttur um kvikmyndun Út í óvissuna og fleira’ (23rd January 1980 p. 11) © / Árvakur hf.