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Shakespeare and Kronborg

Denmark, 1950 (MIFF 1960, Dance, Theatre and Film)

Director: Jorgen Roos

A description of the Castle of Kronborg as Shakespeare and his actors must have seen it 300 years ago if they even visited the castle, interwoven with scenes from a performance of "Hamlet" in the courtyard.

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The Flying Dane

Denmark, 1957
Recreated from old photographs and early cinematic material, The Flying Dane is the story of J. C. Ellehammer who, in 1908. was one of the first men to fly a powered aircraft. His time aloft &ndash: … More »

The Call of the Open Air

Denmark, 1959
The open-air movement in a historical cross-section. The picture is chiefly based on original historical material such as paintings, engravings, photographs and old films, contrasting sharply with th… More »

A City Called Copenhagen

Denmark, 1960
An amusing and clever twist to the usual travel documentary. The Danish capital is seen with a happy irreverence. Tourist attractions are mentioned, but with whimsical irony, and the film presents an… More »

We're Hanging By A Thread

Denmark, 1962
A warning to members of pampered communities against shutting their eyes to what is going on outside their own country. Motto: Even if you take no interest in politics, be sure that politics take an … More »

Knud

Denmark, 1966
An analysis of the spirit and human qualities of Knud Rasmussen, who made a unique contribution to the exploration of the life and myths of the Polar Eskimos. ... 'Bodil' Award, Danish Film Critics; … More »

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