Recently added 23 min 1913 The Dock Catastrophe FRAGMENT | Gernau, a successful engineer, is married to a younger woman, Anna. The Dock Catastrophe 73 min 1928 The King of Pelicania Princess Lola has been exiled from her native Pelicania after one of her relatives usurped the throne. The King of Pelicania 4 min 1909 The Mysterious Cigar FRAGMENT | Young Hansen is deeply in love with his boss’s daughter and regularly meets with her in secret. The Mysterious Cigar 5 min 1910 Mr. Fabian is Rat Hunting One day, Fabian discovers a large and hideous rat in his house. Mr. Fabian is Rat Hunting 4 min 1907 The Magic Bag Two clowns perform acrobatic routines with each other, but suddenly start fighting. The Magic Bag 4 min 1910 Holger the Dane FRAGMENT | In the cellars of Kronborg, a fully armed Holger the Dane sits quietly sleeping when he is suddenly called into action. Holger the Dane 92 min 1927 The Thunderstones Hans and Elinor are in love, but have to meet clandestinely to avoid the keen eyes of the headmistress at the home for girls where Elinor lives. The Thunderstones 15 min 1921 Oh! Uncle! The Madsens and the Sørensens are eagerly awaiting a visit from their rich uncle Bims from America. Oh! Uncle! 17 min 1923 The Golden Horn Friends Peder and Oluf are neighbours and meet regularly for a pint and a game of chess. The Golden Horn 92 min 1927 The Thunderstones Hans and Elinor are in love, but have to meet clandestinely to avoid the keen eyes of the headmistress at the home for girls where Elinor lives. The Thunderstones 15 min 1921 Oh! Uncle! The Madsens and the Sørensens are eagerly awaiting a visit from their rich uncle Bims from America. Oh! Uncle! 17 min 1923 The Golden Horn Friends Peder and Oluf are neighbours and meet regularly for a pint and a game of chess. The Golden Horn 37 min 1916 The Guinea-Pig Jesta’s mischievous and playful manner is driving her father and his new lady friend mad. The Guinea-Pig 8 min 1927 The People of the Borderland FRAGMENT | The Family Steffensen lives on a farm in Southern Jutland. The People of the Borderland 42 min 1914 Alone With the Devil The manufacturer Laroque stops at nothing when trying to destroy his enemies, and this time Fréderic Nessières, one of his competitors, is in the line of fire. Alone With the Devil 8 min 1913 Fred As Decorator A cheerful, lively decorator is given the task of upholstering a chair in a wealthy household. Fred As Decorator 10 min 1913 Fred As Soldier The usually cheerful Fred has been called up for military service, and he is less than enthusiastic about the prospect, however honourable the assignment may be. Fred As Soldier 10 min 1909 The Two Gold Diggers Gold fever, jealousy and a seductive woman put the friendship between two gold diggers to the test. The Two Gold Diggers 63 min 1928 From Darkness Towards Light Spanning three generations, the film depicts life in Copenhagen from the perspective of the working class. From Darkness Towards Light 8 min 1919 The Blackleg Mr Basse – a cheerful, if somewhat lazy fellow – reluctantly shows up at the employment agency. The Blackleg 6 min 1910 The White Slave Trade FRAGMENT | Anna, a young girl from a poor but honest household, is offered an attractive position as a lady's companion in London. The White Slave Trade 71 min 1918 Day of Judgement Michael von Straeten is an unscrupulous financier whose harshness and cynicism have earned him the nickname ‘The Tiger’. Day of Judgement 8 min 1918 The Henpecked Husband’s Birthday In the main protagonist’s household, his wife, Ilsebil, calls all the shots. The Henpecked Husband’s Birthday 17 min 1920 Love and Superstition When head clerk Wange sets out to propose to the love of his life, Julie, he is rejected on the grounds that he is too staid and earthbound for her. Love and Superstition 33 min 1911 Lady Mary's Love Miss Vibeke takes no pleasure in hearing of her fiancé’s imminent arrival. Lady Mary's Love 98 min 1924 Undercurrents A talentless artist with a greatly inflated ego, Carlo Morton, has enchanted the naïve Helga with tales from Italy. Undercurrents 64 min 1917 A Prince of Bharata At a European seaside resort, Elly von Langen, the beautiful daughter of an officer, meets an elegant Indian maharajah and falls in love with him. A Prince of Bharata 28 min 1918 The Road to Happiness Peter Niemand, a blacksmith by trade, is prone to drink and has something of a bad reputation with his comrades and his employer alike. The Road to Happiness 22 min 1910 Elves' Hill The first film adaptation of Heiberg’s classic play about a superstitious mother, Karen, the elf-maiden Agnete and King Christian IV. Elves' Hill 48 min 1911 In the Hands of Impostors (No. 2) On her way to her aunt's house, motherless young Edith is kidnapped by a white slave trader and put in a brothel. In the Hands of Impostors (No. 2) Overview: All titles Recently added themes Cinema lost and sometimes found 80 percent of Danish silent films have been lost The fascination of silent film Five prominent fans of silent films share enthusiastic recommendations 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.