The Danish 'South Sea Islands'

Bjarne Henning-Jensen, Denmark, 1944

12 min.DK/DocumentaryTourist films

The islands of Lolland and Falster are joined to the mainland of Sealand by a great new bridge, two miles long, called Storstrømsbroen. The film shows something of the beauty of the islands.
Basic information Credits
Original title De danske Sydhavsøer
Danish title De danske Sydhavsøer
Keywords Churches, Castles, Bridges, Train traffic, Ferry services, Manors, Farming, Lolland, Falster, Stubbekøbing, Marielyst, Beach life, Nykøbing Falster, Guldborgsund, Ålholm, Nysted, Children, Open air museums, Maribo, Berritsgaard, Pederstrup, Sugar beets, Sakskøbing, Sugar refineries, Nakskov, 1940-1949
Director Bjarne Henning-Jensen
Screenplay Bjarne Henning-Jensen
Director of Photography Poul Gram
Editor Bjarne Henning-Jensen
Composer Børge Roger Henrichsen
Production country Denmark
Dialogue language Danish
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
Technical info 342 meter, 16 mm, 1,37:1 Academy, Black/white, Sound
Danish theatrical release 31.03.1944
Cinemas Palads sammen med "Mordets Melodi"
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Production company Nordisk Films Kompagni
Executive Producer Dansk Kulturfilm
In collaboration with Turistforeningen For Danmark, Lolland-Falsters Turistforeninger
Commissioned by Dansk Kulturfilm
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral


Direction Bjarne Henning-Jensen
Assistant director Astrid Henning-Jensen


Script Bjarne Henning-Jensen


Cinematography Poul Gram


Editing Bjarne Henning-Jensen
Assistant editor Astrid Henning-Jensen


Music Børge Roger Henrichsen


Voiceover Asbjørn Andersen
Voiceover Gull-Maj Norin

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