Through the Test of Fire (1913)

Strejken paa den gamle Fabrik (original title)
Count Hardegg is faced by ruin. He obtains an interview with Goldstein, a factory owner and money lender, endeavoring to obtain a loan. But Goldstein, remembering past transactions, refuses... See full synopsis »

Director:

Robert Dinesen

Writer:

Irma Strakosch

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Cast

Credited cast:
Johannes Ring Johannes Ring ... Count Hardegg
Ebba Thomsen ... Frida
Valdemar Psilander ... Hans
Viking Ringheim Viking Ringheim ... Goldstein
Knud Rassow Knud Rassow ... Bent
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Frederik Jacobsen Frederik Jacobsen
Carl Lauritzen Carl Lauritzen
Carl Petersen Carl Petersen
Svend Rindom Svend Rindom
Carl Schenstrøm
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Storyline

Count Hardegg is faced by ruin. He obtains an interview with Goldstein, a factory owner and money lender, endeavoring to obtain a loan. But Goldstein, remembering past transactions, refuses to help Hardegg unless a certain condition is complied with. The condition is that the Countess Helena, Hardeggs beautiful daughter, shall marry Goldsteins son, Henry. Sorrowfully the count acquaints his daughter with the ultimatum, and Helena, in a spirit of filial love, agrees to make the sacrifice. Over the telephone, Hardegg accepts Goldsteins condition, and the usurer gleefully tells his son to prepare for the wedding. So a month later, the marriage takes place, and amid the acclamations of their friends, the pair drives off. But the horses are restive, and at length, getting out of the control of their driver, they dash madly along. Just about this time, the employees of one of Goldsteins factories are trooping home from their work, and one of their number, Jack, seeing the runaways, makes a ...

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Genres:

Short | Drama

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Details

Country:

Denmark

Language:

Danish

Release Date:

April 1913 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Through the Test of Fire 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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