A newlywed couple trying to get alone-time, but interfering people and the obnoxious family keeps popping up.
Overwhelmed by personal and professional problems, biologist Friedrich von Kammacher decides to travel abroad in order to regain the joy of living. During his adventurous journey he will meet two very different women, one of whom will be the key to his fate…
The movie is about a man who is his unfaithful. While he is gone his wife is killed by a burglar.
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The year is 1658 and the King of Sweden has seized large parts of Denmark. A tenant farmer and his family on Falster are forced to look on while enemy soldiers loot and wreck their home. Only the wounded and febrile soldier Lasse Månsson does not take part in the atrocities, and when the regiment moves on, he stays in the care of the farmer. Soon, Lasse falls in love with Anna, the farmer’s daughter, and they plan a life together. But can love blossom in such dark times? (stumfilm.dk)
Spoiled Ysabel marries a man of respectability but he later turns out to a criminal. Consequently, her mother breaks down, and on her deathbed, Ysabel wows to become an evangelist.
The opium smoker Hugo is the youngest son of Baron von Kaufmann, who also is a victim of the drug habit. Hugo is insanely jealous of his older brother Ernest. When Ernst's engagement with beautiful Henny is announced at a costume ball Hugo he gets furious. Observed by his valet he is calmed down. Hugo's valet see's his opportunity to strengthen his position.
The film was banned in Denmark. Instead it opened in Finland.
The man-hungry “vampire,” later to be popularized by America’s Theda Bara, made her screen debut in this Danish melodrama directed by August Blom. Clara Wieth starred in the title role of the Vampire Dancer, which is just what she was: a dancer performing her seductions on-stage. Off-stage, the young girl is kindhearted and a bit naïve. The lustful dance, during which Robert Dinesen succumbs to the dancer’s fatal charms, remained the centerpiece of the film, which was a popular success and made Wieth an international star.
A Holger-Madsen directed film short about actors, romance and murder.
During ceasefire, young lieutenant Brenner gets permission to visit his old father. On his way he rescues an enemy officer from a mean ambush – a favour that will later save his life. (stumfilm.dk)
A Danish crime film about a master criminal with 9 fingers.
Of the films that Psilander made at Nordisk during the first two years it is the film Dødsspring til Hest fra Cirkuskuplen (The Great Circus Catastrophe), that is worth noting. Maybe not so much for Psilander's acting, but for the sensational, action-packed storylines that he was in. This film shows the other side of Psilander's fame: his daring. He was an excellent rider and looked fantastic in long riding boots and elegant riding jackets and this skill was exploited in his films.
Sons of the Soil is a Danish film directed and shot by Gunnar Sommerfeldt in Iceland in 1919, based on the novel by Gunnar Gunnarsson. It was released in 1921.
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Sherlock Holmes is hired to locate a husband abducted by “The Black Hood". (stumfilm.dk)
Mrs. Walken is in deep grief after her husbands sudden death. In the paper she reads about a medium Dr. Kinley. Widow Walken decides to have a seance, hoping she will make contact with her dead husband.
The young hothead Billy is drifting into a life of crime and has a violent quarrel with his girlfriend Nelly. When the lay preacher John Redmond steps in to defend her, Billy is hit by a feeling of remorse. Redmond tells Billy his life's story and inspires him to turn his life around. This film was supplied with alternative endings for Russia and Sweden.
The life and suffering of a nun - Sister Cecilia.
Mine worker West lives in a small mining town with his daughters Edith and Dina. When the mine owner Stoll comes to town to inspect the work, he falls in love with Dina. Against her fathers will, she elopes with the unscrupulous stock exchange speculator. When the news about a meteor approaching the earth causes panic, Stoll exploits the situation to make a killing on the stock market. While people sell, Stoll buys everything he can get his hands on. In collaboration with the newspaper editor he reassures the public with a fake article and sells his stock, earning millions. When the meteor hits earth, he and Dina will hide in a secret underground tunnel. But things don't go as planned. (stumfilm.dk)
Police reporter Erik Brandt is sent off for some rest and recreation after solving a murder under the nose of the police. But his well-earned holiday turns out to be a lot more hectic than planned, when the resort is rocked by as string of brutal murders. An attractive young lady who captures Brandt’s heart might be involved. (stumfilm.dk)
Following some dodgy dealings, stockbroker Saccard is determined to pull himself out of the gutter and regain is reputation. He is of such ill repute that few, not even his own brother, want anything to do with him. Yet against all the odds he manages to establish a bank. Using straw men and secret knowledge of the course of the war, Saccard inflates the bank’s shares to feed his own sordid desire for speculation. Unfortunately, false success rarely endures. The preserved material is a fragment. (stumfilm.dk)
The navy captain Avanti Planetaros is inspired by his astronomer-father to travel through outer space to reach other worlds. He becomes an aviator and, along with the young scientist Dr. Krafft, the driving force behind the construction of a space-ship. Despite oppostion from the mocking Professor Dubius, Planetaros gathers a crew of fearless men and takes off. During the long voyage, the crew becomes restless; a mutiny is narrowly avoided. Finally, they reach Mars and discover that the planet is inhabited by people who have reached a higher stage of development, free of diseases, sorrow, violence, sexual urges, and the fear of death. Avanti falls in love with Marya, daughter of the Prince of Wisdom, the head of the Martians. Marya shares his feelings and decides to return with him in order to bring the wisdom of the Martians to the backward Earthlings. (stumfilm.dk)
A Mormon missionary seduces and kidnaps an attractive young woman, forcing her to accompany him to Utah to become one of his wives.
Martha, a war widow, finds a new zest for life when she meets the noble Captain von Tilling. They marry, but before long he, too, is called to war. In his absence, Martha falls into a depression and is hospitalised. Sick with longing and learning that her banking firm has gone belly-up, she leaves the hospital and takes a train to the battlefield to find her husband. (stumfilm.dk)
The social storm after World War I divides the people. In the eye of the storm are three brothers fighting for the lower classes, each in his own way. Waldo the blacksmith wants a world revolution by power and violence. Ernst the typographer is convinced that knowledge and understanding, enlightenment and education is the way to go. And Kurt the ethereal watchmaker sees society as a malfunctioning clockwork that can be fixed by a simple yet drastic intervention. (stumfilm.dk)
Lieutenant Fritz Lobheimer is in a relationship with a married woman when he meets Christine and both fall in love. One day, the betrayed husband discovers evidence of his wife's unfaithfulness. To gain satisfaction and restore his honor, he challenges the young man to a duel.
Chancellor von Rallenstein is terrorizing the country. He even forces Princess Irene to marry Prince Deima, even though she is already engaged to her true love, Pawlow. When Rallenstein finds out about their secret wedding, he furiously sets out to sabotage the marriage. (stumfilm.dk)
Anna Frank has worked very hard save every penny so that her son Kai can get an education. When he does pass his exam Anna cracks and collapses.
A Danish dramatization of Sophus Michaëlis' play "Revolutionshochzeit" (Revolutionary Wedding).
A peace-loving prince and his followers dream of eternal peace – pax aeterna. So far, they have been successful only within the realm. When the neighbouring state declares war, the prince’s heart stops beating. Is the vision of global peace just a naive dream, or will his followers be able to see it through? (stumfilm.dk)
Family man Poul Berg is tempted by a questionable investement offer and indebts himself to a point where suicide seems like the only way out. His widow struggles to maintain even a simple standard of living for herself and their three children, who are fatally marked by their fathers deed. (stumfilm.dk)
Mrs. Hellertz is distraught about her son Aage, who – in spite of a good pay and generous support from home – manages to spend every penny on debauchery in the night life. He indebts himself deeply and falls into the clutches of a malicious loan shark who is out for Mrs. Hellertz's fortune. To complicate things further, Aage starts a relationship with the loan shark's beautiful daughter.
The first of the Danish crime films about a master criminal with 9 fingers.