The Mystery of the Lama Convent (1909)

Dr. Nikola III (original title)
Dr. Nicola, a man of great determination, who knows no obstacle in his desire to intrude into the secrets of nature, has made up his mind lo discover, and to make known to the world, what ... See full summary »

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Viggo Larsen

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Cast

Credited cast:
August Blom ... Dr. Nikola
Axel Boesen Axel Boesen
Aage Brandt Aage Brandt
Franz Skondrup Franz Skondrup
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Dr. Nicola, a man of great determination, who knows no obstacle in his desire to intrude into the secrets of nature, has made up his mind lo discover, and to make known to the world, what is hidden behind the old walls of the Lama Monastery. These mysterious old buildings are known all over China, and are situated in the interior of Tibet. They are in the possession of monks and priests, who are very careful not to allow anyone, particularly foreigners, to gain knowledge of their secrets. Dr. Nicola possesses the wonderful Chinese cane, which has the power of procuring him admission into the religious temples of China, and he engages a young man named Bruce to accompany him as his servant. On their arrival at the convent, the doors are opened to Dr. Nicola, when he shows the Chinese cane, and he is made cognizant of all the secrets of the place. They show him how to be master over life and death, and explain to him their ability to call back to life a dead person. With great ceremony,... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Short | Drama

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Country:

Denmark

Release Date:

29 January 1910 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Production Co:

Nordisk Film Kompagni See more »
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Sound Mix:

Silent

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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