Visual display of the Klovnen (The Clown), extracts

  1. Backstage at the Theatre
  2. Daisy and Joe's Apartment

Klovnen (The Clown), extracts

  • 1917
Copenhagen: Nordisk Films Kompagni
  • From a print preserved by the Danske Filminstitut, Copenhagen. From a print preserved by the Danske Filminstitut, Copenhagen. The first extract, the scene backstage in a variety theatre, is discussed in Ben Brewster and Lea Jacobs, Theatre to Cinema, pp. 139–41, the second, in Daisy and Joe's apartment, pp. 80-82. The whole film can be viewed via the European Film Gateway at http://www.europeanfilmgateway.eu/.
  • Two black and white film clips. The first shows the backstage of a theater, with a dramatic scene in the green room. The second shows a conversation in a well-appointed sitting room.

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Set designer
Bruun, Axel
Cinematographer
Petersen, Karl Storm
Screenwriter
Skands, Laurids
Date
1917
Publisher
Copenhagen: Nordisk Films Kompagni
Description of Original
Scan of 35mm motion picture
Citation
Brewster, Ben, and Lea Jacobs. Theatre to Cinema: Stage Pictorialism and the Early Feature Film. 1997. Oxford University Press, 2016, pp. 80-82, pp. 139-141.
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