Our mutual friend I-II

A.W. Sandberg, 1921, 139 min
A fisherman finds a corpse in a river, and he turns out to have been the victim of murder. The dead man is John Harmon, a millionaire’s son who was just about to inherit his father’s fortune. The investigation abounds with mysterious events, and a stranger suddenly appears – might he be the killer?

About 50% of the film''s second half is lost. The intertitles have been transcribed from the original, handwritten manuscript.

The work is a film adaptation of Charles Dickens’ famous 1849 novel of the same name. Film director A.W. Sandberg made a name for himself at Nordisk Film with his large-scale film adaptations of Dickens’ works, including ‘Great Expectations’, ''‘David Copperfield’ and ‘Little Dorrit’. The set designs for these films were created by Carlo Jacobsen.