Cheston, a millionaire, is looking after Maud, a beautiful woman from the 'demimonde'. Her brother, Brilburn, forces her to ask her rich admirer for an expensive piece of jewelry. Cheston buys a precious pearl necklace.
Dr Eigil Borne is engaged to Hélène, a girl who is madly in love with him. At Hélène's birthday celebration, Eigil invites her to a cabaret, where he meets his other love, Lily, a passionate, fiery and funny dancer.
Wilton, a hunchback, who was always scorned and ridiculed by women, returns from Java a rich man after having discovered a diamond mine. He romances Gina, who is on the rebound from a ... See full summary »
When farmer Rog dies, his son Peter stays, but Johannes can not be satisfied with such a condition (and servant Maria's love) and finds a job as old Count Rudenberg's secretary. His ... See full summary »
In the castle Vogeloed, a few aristocrats are awaiting baroness Safferstätt. But first count Oetsch invites himself.. Everyone thinks he murdered his brother, baroness Safferstat's first ... See full summary »
The likeable and carefree Grand Duke of Abacco is in dire straits. There is no money left to service the State's debt; the main creditor is looking forward to expropriating the entire Duchy... See full summary »
Cheston, a millionaire, is looking after Maud, a beautiful woman from the 'demimonde'. Her brother, Brilburn, forces her to ask her rich admirer for an expensive piece of jewelry. Cheston buys a precious pearl necklace, which he proudly presents that evening. Prince, a bankrupt 'bon vivant', hatches a plan to steal the necklace. He breaks into the Cheston mansion, but is surprised by the owner. Prince strikes Cheston to the ground. To make the crime look like suicide, the robber hangs his victim and makes off with the necklace. That very same night, Brilburn breaks into the Cheston mansion with the intention of stealing the necklace himself. He finds Cheston hanging, and takes him down from the rope. While trying to flee the crime scene, he is caught by the police. Cheston, who had actually only fainted, calls Detective Ward. At first the detective suspects Brilburn, whose dagger was found on the crime scene. In the end, however, Ward uncovers a piece of evidence that leads to the ... Written by
Ulf Kjell Gür