Doktor X 1916

 

Felix, an introverted researcher, asks the worldly Dr. Voluntas to guide him toward worldly pleasures. Dr. Voluntas accepts the invitation and leads his laboratory rival down the path of dissipation.

One striking motif is that of a sweeping darkness associated with Voluntas’ control over Felix.

Directed By –

Robert Dinesen

Starring:
Gunnar Tolnæs Doctor Voluntas
Carlo Wieth Doctor Felix
Johanne Blom Fritz-Petersen Margaret
Henry Seemann Vincent Lieutenant, Margaret’s brother
Betzy Kofoed Sara, Margaret and Vincent’s Aunt
Arne Weel Seidel, medical student
Ellen Møller maid
Agnes Lorenzen

 

Other titles
Doctor Voluntas [Danish], Le Docteur Voluntas [French], The Master Physician [English], Folly of Sin [English], El Dr. Voluntas [Spanish], Dammon’s Triumphe [German], Under Friendship’s Mask [English], The Victory will [Norwegian], The victorious will [Danish], the will that wins [Swedish]

Danish Silent Movie with English subtitles available

Alsace 1916

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French war propaganda in the form of a family drama in the German government. Nationalist sentiments severely test the young marriage between a French and a German. Directed by Henri Pouctal. One might loosely say a Romeo and Juliet type story

Alsace is one of Pouctal’s propagandist war films and, with a majestic performance by Gabrielle Réjanne, recreating the part she had played on the stage.

 

Director: Henri Pouctal
Writer: Gaston Leroux (play)

Production Company – Le Film d’Art
Stars: Gabrielle Réjane, Albert Dieudonné, Barbier

 

A Model Husband 1916

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Mr. Cherub is believed to be a model husband and ideal citizen. But his behavior in private does not correspond with his public image.

Director: Harry Myers
Writer: Samuel Greiner (scenario)
Stars: Harry Myers, Rosemary Theby, Nora Cecil

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