Neptune's Daughter; or, The Shoemaker's Dream (1908)

Havkongens Datter (original title)
Jim is a young lad who is very fond of playing tricks on his master and mistress, but as often as he plays his tricks he also receives his well-earned punishment. To-day he has been ... See full summary »

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Viggo Larsen

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Cast

Credited cast:
Lauritz Olsen Lauritz Olsen
Petrine Sonne Petrine Sonne
Oscar Stribolt Oscar Stribolt
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Jim is a young lad who is very fond of playing tricks on his master and mistress, but as often as he plays his tricks he also receives his well-earned punishment. To-day he has been especially well disposed for making foolery and he does not escape his punishment. He is even deprived of his dinner, and has to remain at the workshop while the others have their dinner. Jim sits down very much discouraged, and soon after he falls off to sleep. He dreams that he is on board a large vessel going far away. The vessel is attacked by pirates, and the captain tells Jim to go down in the powder room and blow up the vessel as soon as a Malaj is coming on board. Jim blows up the ship and all the men perish. Jim goes down to the bottom of the sea and finds himself resting at the bottom of the Merking's throne. The daughter of the Merking awakes him to life, and incurs the wrath of all the court by declaring her love to the young sailor, offering him her hand. As Jim moreover refuses the offer, it ... Written by Moving Picture World synopsis

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Genres:

Short | Comedy

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Country:

Denmark

Release Date:

8 May 1909 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Neptune's Daughter; or, The Shoemaker's Dream 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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Released in the US as a split reel along with Danish Capitol Under Snow (1909). See more »

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