Emperor Nero on the Warpath (1907)

Kejser Nero paa krigsstien (original title)
A statue of the Roman emperor Nero comes to life and causes havoc.


Viggo Larsen


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The sculptor bas just finished his great figure, "The Emperor Nero," and is about putting the finishing stroke to a portrait-bust. The model is getting her pay and is leaving, after which the artist lies down to take a well-deserved rest. No sooner has the artist dropped asleep than Nero gets alive; he descends from his standing place, goes up to his creator, looks at him skeptically, takes a cigar and walks out of the room. The first street lamp he comes across he bends down like a cane and lights his cigar with it. A policeman, who thinks that he is dealing with a madman, rushes forward in order to have this man's name put down in his book, but is blown off as if he was a feather. Outside a coffee house Nero orders a refreshment, wipes the table with the waiter and throws him into the air. The poor waiter positively bas to force the already ill-treated policeman to take the matter in hand. He does not come off any better this time, either. The Emperor Nero seizes him by the collar, ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Comedy







Release Date:

16 May 1908 (USA) See more »

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Nordisk Film Kompagni See more »
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1.33 : 1
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Released in the US as a split reel along with Sport from All the World (1908). See more »

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