Recently added 11 min 1928 The Steadfast Tin Soldier A cartoon version of HC Andersen’s famous fairy tale about the staunch tin soldier who falls in love with a dancing ballerina, sets out on an adventure, and is finally engulfed by the flames of love. The Steadfast Tin Soldier 134 min 1926 Don Quixote The poor landowner Don Quixote is obsessed with chivalric romances. Don Quixote 23 min 1921 The Roast Hare The Nokkesens have got themselves into a huge predicament. The Roast Hare 15 min 1920 The Racer There are lots of fun scenes in this fast-paced little farce about the racing enthusiast Hurtigkarl and his sports-mad dream – to see his favourite runner hitched with his daughter Musse. The Racer 47 min 1920 The Actor's Love-Story 19-year-old Melitta von Windheim is profoundly fascinated by the famous actor Ludvig Romay. The Actor's Love-Story 47 min 1918 Premiere Night When her husband, an aspiring poet, gets his theatrical script rejected, Agnes Holck decides to take matters into her own hands. Premiere Night 58 min 1915 A Revolution Marriage It’s the spring of 1793 and the French Revolution is raging. A Revolution Marriage 45 min 1913 The Princess' Dilemma As King Cyril is away fighting at the front, Prime Minister Bouton holds the reins of power firmly in his stead. The Princess' Dilemma 41 min 1912 Bride of Death Otto Beckert has taken to his cousin, Aase, who has promised her heart to Tage Henning. Bride of Death 29 min 1912 Fire at Sea The popular artist Frank Harvey has been offered a job in America. Fire at Sea 8 min 1909 The Night Before Christian's Birthday Just before bedtime, Christian overhears a conversation between his grandmother and shopkeeper Blache. The Night Before Christian's Birthday 78 min 1927 The Dangerous Age The gorgeous 40-year-old Elsie Lindtner lives in a beautiful house, and is married to a respectable university professor. The Dangerous Age 70 min 1918 Love the conqueror Alice, the seventeen-year-old daughter of millionaire John Payne, is dying. Love the conqueror 93 min 1929 Clever Cannibals Spirits are always high at the quayside pub The Red Rabbit. Clever Cannibals 101 min 1925 Copenhagen’s Sherlock Holmes Karen Wang and her beloved Kai Ørn live happily together. Copenhagen’s Sherlock Holmes 74 min 1917 The Pierrot Gross misunderstandings result in the young actor Jean leaving his wife and child. The Pierrot 35 min 1910 Peder Tordenskjold The film is based on the true story of the Danish-Norwegian sea hero Peter Wessel Tordenskiold’s exploits during the Great Northern War of 1709 to 1720. Peder Tordenskjold 8 min 1921 The Rejuvenation Treatment A scientist has invented a serum that transforms the old into young and the old into new. The Rejuvenation Treatment 1 min 1921 A Wonderful Dream INCOMPLETE | In this small fragment from the cartoon A Wonderful Dream, a rotund man pines for delicious stuff. A Wonderful Dream 15 min 1914 Count Dahlborg’s Secret FRAGMENT | These recordings were part of Valdemar Psilander’s live performance at the Royal Orfeum in Budapest, in February and March 1914. Count Dahlborg’s Secret 2 min 1911 Among Copenhagen Apaches FRAGMENT | When it’s discovered that Fanny, a poor cigar worker, is frequenting the quarters of the manufacturer’s rich son, she’s banished from both home and work. Among Copenhagen Apaches 19 min 1911 Artists FRAGMENT | When a wealthy landowner falls in love with circus artist Miranda, she leaves her circus boyfriend to marry him. Artists 11 min 1910 Kean FRAGMENT | The film is loosely based on Alexandre Dumas’ play about the celebrated actor Kean, who moves effortlessly through all walks of life in 1830s London. Kean 15 min 1908 The Stepmother When his wife dies, knight Svend Dyring gets married to noble Mrs. The Stepmother 4 min 1906 The Anarchist's Mother-in-Law The anarchist lives a happy and peaceful life with his wife, until his mother-in-law suddenly pays an unwelcome visit. The Anarchist's Mother-in-Law See all titles Recently added themes Film Pioneers – A Startup Fairytale Theme about the time when Nordisk Film was an anarchistic start-up and a playful exploratorium of cinematic art. 'THE WHOLE WORLD’S VALDEMAR’ Theme about world star Valdemar Psilander. See all themes About Danish Silent Film Danish Silent Film is the biggest film-dissemination effort ever in Denmark. Read more about the project Watch the trailer Subscribe to newsletter Subscribe to the Danish Silent Film newsletter to get updates on recently added films and new themes.