In the Shadow of the Throne

Einar Zangenberg, 1914, 45 min
When Prince Otto is involved in a hunting accident, the game warden’s daughter Ellen becomes his nurse. She falls head over heels in love with him and the infatuation is mutual. But when the prince’s father, the ruler, dies, it turns out that the prince’s heart is bequeathed to someone else. In her deep despair over her lost love, the game warden’s now downhearted daughter knocks on the convent gate.

The film was directed by Einar Zangenberg for the company Kinografen, where he was director, actor and artistic director from 1911 to 1914.

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