The Dreyer website - 1 year

Today we can celebrate the first year of the website on "Carl Th. Dreyer - The Man and his Work". We have added some stuff on the website and we hope that you, our faithfull followers, will like it. Enjoy the ingenious comic strip True Story, created by Thomas Thorhauge who has been so very kind to let us publish it on the website.


True Story - A comic strip created by Thomas Thorhauge © Published in the daily Politiken's FILM supplement, 24 March 2011.

The young journalist

In a film report Dr. Cook's Arrival from 1909 a young journalist suddenly appears in the frame, right on the spot enthusiastically taking notes. This short take is Carl Th. Dreyer's  screen appearence. No one, least of all himself, could have known that film would become his life's great passion.

Carl Th. Dreyer, 20 years old, in the film report Dr. Cook's Arrival", 1909. Source: DFI.

"Suddenly he appears in the picture, the young reporter, while our eyes are busy trying to find the person whom it’s all about – Dr. Frederic Cook ..."

Read the article Reporter in the frame 

Det Danske Filminstitut CARL TH. DREYER - THE MAN AND HIS WORK


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