The Flight from the Seraglio (1907)

Flugten fra seraillet (original title)
The caliph's favorite wife is coming, riding on a camel with one of her slaves. The procession passes a restaurant, where two Englishmen, Sir Hopkins and Mr. Jackson, are sitting between ... See full summary »

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Viggo Larsen

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Credited cast:
Viggo Larsen
Gustav Lund Gustav Lund
Clara Nebelong Clara Nebelong
Valdemar Petersen Valdemar Petersen
Maggi Zinn Maggi Zinn
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The caliph's favorite wife is coming, riding on a camel with one of her slaves. The procession passes a restaurant, where two Englishmen, Sir Hopkins and Mr. Jackson, are sitting between the Turkish guests. The two foreigners perceive the strange Eastern performance. The young Mr. Hopkins falls in love with the beautiful Sulejma. He imagines he receives a look from the black eyes, which promises him a great reward if he will exert himself and obtain it. He at once sets to work with all his energy. From a wandering chemist he buys an opiate, his friend takes it and succeeds in putting it into a bottle of wine intended for the caliph's harem guard. When the two eunuchs are sleeping soundly on their guard, the daring young man sneaks into the harem to see if he has understood the black eyes right. His appearance creates great consternation among the ladles of the harem. He has just made sure that he did understand the language of the black eyes as the caliph appears, and for this time ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Drama

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Country:

Denmark

Release Date:

23 May 1908 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Flight from the Seraglio See more »

Filming Locations:

Tivoli, Copenhagen, Denmark

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Production Co:

Nordisk Film Kompagni See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Released in the US as a split reel along with Winter Manoeuvres of the Norwegian Army (1908). See more »

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