The Viking's Daughter: The Story of the Ancient Norsemen (1908)

A Saxon prisoner rescues his Viking's captor's daughter, resulting in his freedom and their marriage.



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Theckla, the Viking's Daughter


This story of Norway's early history shows Theckla, the Viking's daughter, reclining on a couch in her father's castle surrounded by waiting servants, listening to the music of a harpist, who sits beside her. The door is thrown open, a messenger enters and delivers a message, presumably announcing the return of Olaf, her father. The daughter bedecks herself to fittingly welcome the returning warrior. Passing from the castle to the beach below, Olaf and his followers are just embarking. The Viking is dressed in a costume of the ancient warrior wearing armor and carrying sword and battle-axe He ascends the path to the castle, his men following. Between two of them walks Alfred, a young Saxon prisoner. They enter the castle, where Olaf is affectionately greeted by his daughter, who dismisses the attendants. When alone, Olaf presents the daughter with necklace, bracelets and jewels, the spoils of war. In the guard room of the castle the captive is seated on a bench, with soldiers ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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1 August 1908 (USA)  »

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