Madam Sans Gene; or, The Duchess of Danzig (1909)

Madame Sans-Gêne (original title)
Opening in the lodgings of the Lieut. Buonaparte, then an impecunious young officer, the subject soon introduces us to Madame Sans Gene, Who brings Napoleon his washing and submits to a ... See full summary »

Director:

Viggo Larsen

Writers:

Émile Moreau (play), Victorien Sardou (play)

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Cast

Credited cast:
August Blom
Gudrun Kjerulf Gudrun Kjerulf
Viggo Larsen ... Napoleon Bonaparte
Franz Skondrup Franz Skondrup
Sofus Wolder Sofus Wolder
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Opening in the lodgings of the Lieut. Buonaparte, then an impecunious young officer, the subject soon introduces us to Madame Sans Gene, Who brings Napoleon his washing and submits to a kiss. Later, in the laundry itself, her rescue of Count Neupport, whom she assists in a wounded state to her own bedroom, is shown. The girl's lover, Sergeant Le Fevre, forces an entrance, but lets the prisoner go to shield his sweetheart. These scenes all contain much effective acting, as does a later one in which the sergeant is instrumental in saving Napoleon's life. The latter has taken the place of a sentry who has fallen asleep at his post and resting on the latter's ride is waiting for him to wake, when a number of Royalist soldiers attack him. Le Fevre, on his rounds, comes to the rescue and secures a pardon for the sentry and promotion for himself. Le Fevre's rise is rapid. Made a field-marshal, he, after the battle of Danzig, is made a duke for his gallantry in saving the colors. At this ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Drama

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Details

Country:

Denmark

Release Date:

2 April 1910 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Madam Sans Gene; or, The Duchess of Danzig See more »

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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Remade as Madame (1961) See more »

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