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Shorts

From 1942-1949 Dreyer directed eight short films and was involved in the development of five other titles. Read more about Dreyer’s short films here – incl. credits, plot outlines and background material – and view film clips, stills and behind-the-camera photos.

Good Mothers

(Carl Th. Dreyer, DK, 1942)

DirectorScriptwriter
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
Something about the North

(Bent Barfod, DK, 1956)

Others
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