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The Robber's Sweetheart (1907)

Røverens brud (original title)
Tom, the young captain of robbers, and his sweetheart, Clara, are living in a small cottage in the wood. She is his good spirit. When his wild companions are coming for him, she always ... See full synopsis »

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Viggo Larsen
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Cast

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Robert Storm Petersen Robert Storm Petersen ... Roever, cowboy
Clara Nebelong Clara Nebelong ... Roeverens kone
Viggo Larsen
Oda Alstrup Oda Alstrup
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Tom, the young captain of robbers, and his sweetheart, Clara, are living in a small cottage in the wood. She is his good spirit. When his wild companions are coming for him, she always tries to dissuade him from joining them in their lawless doings, and she never lets him go till he has promised her neither to kill any human being nor any animal. One member of the band, the spiteful Jim, is in love with Clara and bores her with his tiresome declarations of love, in fact one day be sneaks away from his comrades, who are just going out plundering, and returns to Tom's cottage in order to make love to Clara, but as she again refuses his brutal caresses energetically, he leaves her, threatening both her and Tom's lives. His threat soon becomes serious, as he walks straight to the nearest prefect of police, to whom he betrays all his companions and offers to guide the soldiers, who are sent in pursuit of the robbers. In a hollow way in the wood the soldiers hide themselves while Jim steals...

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Short | Drama

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Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

4 April 1908 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Robber's Sweetheart See more »

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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 When the House Rent Was Due (1908). See more »

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A typical Danish "røv" - movie
22 August 2002 | by 42david42See all my reviews

The Movie is quite "røv". The title alone gives it away. A typical Danish silent drama in the "røv" - genre. When you watch these "røv"-movies you can't help wondering wether or not Bjarne Skidelortes classic words are true: "Today, more than ever, the røv-movies are the foundation of the Danish way of thinking".


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