The Child Benefactor (1909)

Barnet som Velgører (original title)
Robert Fielding has in his time seen better days, but his carelessness and bad company made him run through the fortune which was left him by his father. Now he walks the streets in rags, ... See full summary »

Director:

Viggo Larsen

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Cast

Credited cast:
Svend Bille Svend Bille
Aage Brandt Aage Brandt ... Værtshusgæst
Gudrun Kjerulf Gudrun Kjerulf ... Vaskepige
Viggo Larsen ... Vagabond
Carl Schenstrøm ... Værtshusgæst
Anton Seitzberg Anton Seitzberg ... Værtshusgæst
Kai Voigt Kai Voigt ... Drengen
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Storyline

Robert Fielding has in his time seen better days, but his carelessness and bad company made him run through the fortune which was left him by his father. Now he walks the streets in rags, being so reduced to poverty. But no one has any sympathy for him, because he is young, and a strong-looking man, and ought to be able to get his living by working. Fielding comes across a newsboy, and cannot help but admire the little chap, who is busy selling papers and taking in the pennies, and notes how he understands to sell to everyone who comes along. He envies the boy being able to take in money in such an apparently easy way. When the boy is through tor the day, Fielding follows him up. The boy makes his way to an old shed outside the town, where Fielding sees him lie down to rest. For a moment Fielding is tempted to rob the boy of his earnings, but his good nature gets the upper hand, and he walks away in despair. Rather would he end his own life than do any harm to the innocent boy. The ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Drama

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Details

Country:

Denmark

Release Date:

8 January 1910 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Child Benefactor See more »

Filming Locations:

Copenhagen, Denmark

Company Credits

Production Co:

Nordisk Film Kompagni See more »
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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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