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Films

Here you will find a complete overview of Dreyer’s work in film. Sort by Dreyer’s function and select a feature-film or a short-film overview. Entries on individual films feature a short introduction, complete credits, stills, poster, film programme, script and selected reviews from Danish papers. In addition to plot summaries, you can read about the films’ production and reception, the sources of Dreyer’s adaptations and other background information.

Dreyer as:
The Leap to Death
(Rasmus Ottesen, DK, 1912)
ScriptwriterOthers
Dagmar

(Rasmus Ottesen, DK, 1912)

Scriptwriter
The Hidden Message

(Kay van der Aa Kühle, DK, 1913)

Scriptwriter
War Correspondents

(Vilhelm Glückstadt, DK, 1913)

Scriptwriter
Won by Waiting

(Sofus Wolder, DK, 1913)

Scriptwriter
The Secret of the Bureau

(Hjalmar Davidsen, DK, 1913)

Scriptwriter
Lay Down Your Arms!

(Holger-Madsen, DK, 1915)

Scriptwriter
The Skeleton Hand

(Alexander Christian, DK, 1915)

Scriptwriter
Money

(Karl Mantzius, DK, 1916)

Scriptwriter
The Devil's Protegé

(Holger-Madsen, DK, 1916)

Scriptwriter
Evelyn the Beautiful

(A.W. Sandberg, DK, 1916)

Scriptwriter
The Spider's Prey

(August Blom, DK, 1916)

Scriptwriter
A Criminal's Diary

(Alexander Christian, DK, 1916)

Scriptwriter
The Temptation of Mrs. Chestney

(Holger-Madsen, DK, 1916)

Scriptwriter
The Mystery of the Crown Jewels

(Karl Mantzius, DK, 1916)

Scriptwriter
The Mysterious Companion

(August Blom, DK, 1917)

Scriptwriter
Which is Which?

(Holger-Madsen, DK, 1917)

Scriptwriter
Convict No. 113

(Holger-Madsen, DK, 1917)

Scriptwriter
The Hands

(Alexander Christian, DK, 1917)

Scriptwriter
Hotel

(Robert Dinesen, DK, 1917)

Scriptwriter
The Music-hall Star

(Holger-Madsen, DK, 1918)

Scriptwriter
Misjudgement

(Alexander Christian, DK, 1917)

Scriptwriter
Gillekop

(August Blom, DK, 1919)

Scriptwriter
Lace

(August Blom, DK, 1919)

Scriptwriter
The President

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DK, 1919)

DirectorScriptwriter
Leaves from Satan's Book

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DK, 1921)

DirectorScriptwriter
The Parson's Widow

(Carl Th. Dreyer, SE, 1921)

DirectorScriptwriter
Love One Another

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DE, 1922)

DirectorScriptwriter
Once upon a Time

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DK, 1922)

DirectorScriptwriter
Michael

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DE, 1924)

DirectorScriptwriter
Master of the House

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DK, 1925)

DirectorScriptwriterOthers
The Bride of Glomdal

(Carl Th. Dreyer, NO, 1926)

DirectorScriptwriter
The Passion of Joan of Arc

(Carl Th. Dreyer, FR, 1928)

DirectorScriptwriterEditor
Vampyr

(Carl Th. Dreyer, FR/DE, 1932)

DirectorScriptwriterOthers
Good Mothers

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DK, 1942)

DirectorScriptwriter
Day of Wrath

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DK, 1943)

DirectorScriptwriter
Two People

(Carl Th. Dreyer, SE, 1945)

DirectorScriptwriterEditor
Water from the Land

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DK, 1946)

DirectorScriptwriter
Citizens of the Future

(Theodor Christensen, DK, 1946)

Others
The Danish Village Church

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DK, 1947)

DirectorScriptwriter
The Fight against Cancer

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DK, 1947)

DirectorScriptwriter
The Seventh Age

(Torben Anton Svendsen, DK, 1947)

Scriptwriter
They Caught the Ferry

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DK, 1948)

DirectorScriptwriter
Thorvaldsen

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DK, 1949)

DirectorScriptwriter
Radio's Childhood

(Otto Schray, DK, 1949)

Others
Shakespeare and Kronborg

(Jørgen Roos og Erling Schroeder, DK, 1950)

Scriptwriter
The Storstrøm Bridge

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DK, 1950)

DirectorScriptwriterEditor
The Rebuilding of Rønne and Nexø

(Poul Bang, DK, 1954)

Scriptwriter
A Castle within a Castle

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DK, 1954)

DirectorScriptwriter
The Word

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DK, 1955)

DirectorScriptwriter
Something about the North

(Bent Barfod, DK, 1956)

Others
Gertrud

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DK, 1964)

DirectorScriptwriter
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