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Thomas Graals bästa film (1917)

Thomas Graal's a screenwriter, is very fond of his secretary Bessie. Overtaken by a kiss by Thomas she runs away. In his misfortune Thomas writes a screenplay inspired by Bessie. But she has not been really honest with him .

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Karin Molander ...
Bessie Douglas
Albin Lavén ...
Alexander Douglas
Jenny Tschernichin-Larsson ...
Clotilde Douglas
Axel Nilsson ...
Johan
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Gustaf Boge ...
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Gucken Cederborg ...
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Emma Dietrichs ...
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Emil Fjellström ...
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Henrik Jaenzon ...
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William Larsson ...
Marsey
Thyra Leijman-Uppström ...
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Nils Lundell ...
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Torsten Winge
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Thomas Graal's a screenwriter, is very fond of his secretary Bessie. Overtaken by a kiss by Thomas she runs away. In his misfortune Thomas writes a screenplay inspired by Bessie. But she has not been really honest with him .

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Main interest is some film studio scenes
2 January 2002 | by (New York) – See all my reviews

Bessie has again run away from her proper and domineering mother and her bumbling father to go to the big city, where she claims that her parents are poor and mistreat her to get a job as a secretary for screenwriter Thomas Graal. She runs away from his kisses and embraces and is forced to go back to her parent's home by family servants. Thomas Graal has run out of ideas, so he embroiders Bessie's tall tales to create a screenplay and insists that Bessie must be found to play the leads with him in order to meet her again.

The bulk of the picture is a series of flashbacks and fantasies based on Thomas Graal's script and on his imaginings and so can be distracting. The comedy is mostly thin, but some of the jokes are standard in backstage at a movie studio picture.


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