Mads Skjern arrives in the small Danish town of Korsbæk in 1929. Hans Christian Varnæs, manager of the town bank, refuses him a loan to set up a clothes shop. Instead he receives money ... See full summary »
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Series cast summary:
Jørgen Buckhøj ...
 Mads Skjern / ... 24 episodes, 1978-1982
Buster Larsen ...
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 Ingeborg Skjern / ... 24 episodes, 1978-1982
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 Maude Varnæs 24 episodes, 1978-1982
Helle Virkner ...
 Elisabeth Friis 24 episodes, 1978-1982
Karin Nellemose ...
 Misse Møhge 24 episodes, 1978-1982
Holger Juul Hansen ...
 Hans Christian Varnæs 23 episodes, 1978-1982
Kirsten Olesen ...
 Agnes Jensen / ... 23 episodes, 1978-1982
Elin Reimer ...
 Laura Larsine Sørensen 23 episodes, 1978-1982
Benny Hansen ...
 Frede 'Fatty' Hansen / ... 23 episodes, 1978-1982
Ole Andreasen ...
Jesper Langberg ...
 Kristen Skjern / ... 21 episodes, 1978-1982
Per Pallesen ...
 Severin Boldt 21 episodes, 1978-1982
Ove Sprogøe ...
 Dr. Louis Hansen 21 episodes, 1978-1982
Lily Broberg ...
 Katrine Larsen 20 episodes, 1978-1982
Kurt Ravn ...
 Lauritz 'Røde' Jensen 20 episodes, 1978-1982
Sonja Oppenhagen ...
 Vicki Hachel / ... 19 episodes, 1978-1982
John Hahn-Petersen ...
Else-Marie ...
 Konsulinde Holm / ... 19 episodes, 1978-1982
Anne Jensen ...
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 Jørgen Varnæs 18 episodes, 1978-1981
Karen Berg ...
 Fru Fernando Møhge / ... 17 episodes, 1978-1981
Vera Gebuhr ...
 Inger Jørgensen 15 episodes, 1978-1982
Kirsten Hansen-Møller ...
 Marie Hansen / ... 15 episodes, 1978-1982
Lis Løwert ...
 Violet Vinter 15 episodes, 1978-1982
Ann Margrethe Schou ...
 Kassererske frk. Mortensen / ... 15 episodes, 1978-1981
Holger Perfort ...
 Tjener Olsen / ... 15 episodes, 1978-1982
Ulla Henningsen ...
 Iben Skjern / ... 14 episodes, 1979-1981
Axel Strøbye ...
 Viggo Skjold-Hansen / ... 13 episodes, 1979-1981
Esper Hagen ...
 Arnold Vinter 13 episodes, 1978-1980
Holger Vistisen ...
 Bogholder Christiansen, Omegnsbanken / ... 13 episodes, 1979-1981
Birthe Backhausen ...
 Musse Skjold-Hansen / ... 12 episodes, 1979-1981
Karen-Lise Mynster ...
 Ulla Jacobsen 12 episodes, 1979-1981
Arthur Jensen ...
 Rudolf Schwann 12 episodes, 1978-1979
Bendt Rothe ...
 Baron von Rytger / ... 11 episodes, 1979-1982
Birgitte Bruun ...
 Esther / ... 11 episodes, 1978-1982
Bjørn Watt-Boolsen ...
 Oberst Ditlev Hachel / ... 10 episodes, 1978-1980
Karl Stegger ...
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Mads Skjern arrives in the small Danish town of Korsbæk in 1929. Hans Christian Varnæs, manager of the town bank, refuses him a loan to set up a clothes shop. Instead he receives money elsewhere, and his shop is soon a success, a sign of the changing times during the following decades. Written by Erik Holst

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An additional season was planned, but the set was ruined in a storm. Because of economic concerns, the creators of the show agreed that the stories had been wrapped up nicely and decided to let go of the idea of an additional season. See more »

Goofs

The inside of the church has the boards with the numbers of the songs that will be sung during the service. These numbers are taken from the official book of church songs introduced in the early 1950s. That is, in the 1920s to 1940s these numbers should have been different to be in accordance with the songs actually sung. See more »

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Surely the best serials ever made in Scandinavia
10 July 2000 | by See all my reviews

It's a huge relief in the age of bad soaps to see a production like this, made so carefully with a big heart. It is perfect in every detail, the story is wonderfully funny and charming, and the cast is absolutely great. Even the characters who are not so very kind have an air of love and understanding about them!


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