Nobel Prize Laureate in Literature 1955, Halldór Laxness, at his home in Gljúfrasteinn, Island. Mr. Laxness talks to the head of Reykjavik National Theatre, Mr. Rosencrantz, outside the theatre. The video also shows Halldór Laxness in Stockholm for the opening of the film Salka Valka, based on one of his books.
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