Dødsdrømmen (1912)

The scene opens with a young man seated in his home waiting for his wife, who has gone to a theater. The impatience of the young man suggests that she is late in returning. A sound outside ... See full summary »

Director:

August Blom

Writer:

Ludvig Jensen

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Cast

Credited cast:
Nikolai Brechling Nikolai Brechling ... Carlo
Christel Holch Christel Holch ... Jessie
Frederik Jacobsen Frederik Jacobsen ... Præst
Otto Lagoni Otto Lagoni
Aage Lorentzen Aage Lorentzen
Carl Petersen Carl Petersen
Adam Poulsen Adam Poulsen ... Legationsraad Hannover
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The scene opens with a young man seated in his home waiting for his wife, who has gone to a theater. The impatience of the young man suggests that she is late in returning. A sound outside attracts his attention, and he goes to the window and, looking out, sees the approach of a motor car, from which his wife steps out, accompanied by a man. This circumstance arouses the jealousy of the husband, and when his wife enters, he upbraids her angrily for her conduct, and refusing explanations he suddenly throws her from him with such force that she falls upon the floor. The wife retires to her chamber in great distress and goes to bed leaving the husband in the agonizing pangs of jealousy. Wild with rage, he enters the chamber and going to the bedside makes a move as if to strangle the sleeping woman, but is turned from his purpose and leaves the room. Still greatly distressed, he sits down in a chair and goes to sleep. In his troubled dreams he sees himself approach the grave of his wife, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Drama

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Country:

Denmark

Release Date:

27 April 1912 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

The Dream of Death 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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