Premiere Night

Robert Dinesen, Denmark, 1918

47 min.DK/FeatureDrama, MelodramaSilent films

When her husband, an aspiring poet, gets his theatrical script rejected, Agnes Holck decides to take matters into her own hands. With the script in hand, she seeks out theatre director Viggo Reyner who takes an interest – not in the play, but in Agnes herself! However, his former favourite actress Lily Werner, doesn’t like being ignored. While the director is working on the seduction of Agnes, she cooks up some sinister revenge plans with fatal consequences.
Basic information Credits Materials
Original title De skraa Brædder
Danish title De skraa Brædder
International titles Soir de Premiere
Other titles Premiere
Director Robert Dinesen
Screenplay Holger Woltemath
Director of Photography Sophus Wangøe
Appearance Robert Dinesen, Ingeborg Spangsfeldt, Johanne Krum-Hunderup, Thorleif Lund
Production country Denmark
Technical info 901 meter, 35 mm, Silent
Danish theatrical release 23.05.1918
Cinemas Kosmorama (København)
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Production company Nordisk Films Kompagni


Direction Robert Dinesen


Script Holger Woltemath


Cinematography Sophus Wangøe


Hans Funk, fuldmægtig Robert Dinesen
Agnes Holck, Hans' kæreste Ingeborg Spangsfeldt
Enkefru Holck, Agnes' mor Johanne Krum-Hunderup
Viggo Reyner, teaterdirektør Thorleif Lund
Lily Werner, skuespillerinde Agnes Andersen
Appearance Ebba Thomsen

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