The Aviator''s Generosity

August Blom, Denmark, 1911

26 min.DK/FeatureMelodrama, DramaSilent films

When journalist Warren discovers that a charming pilot is about to seduce his wife, he decides to take revenge. He sneaks into the aircraft and turns it into a death trap. There’s a threat of a fatal ending, but the seducer also has an ace up his sleeve. In the end, both men learn a lesson they’ll never forget.

The love triangle drama was an incredibly popular topic in the early dramatic silent films, which are often about scorned love, jealousy, and misunderstandings between lovers.
Basic information Credits Materials
Original title En Lektion
Danish title En Lektion
International titles The Aviator and the Journalist''s Wife
Other titles Et Drama paa Flyvepladsen, Aviatikeren og Journalistens Hustru
Director August Blom
Screenplay Christian Nobel
Director of Photography Axel Graatkjær
Appearance Valdemar Psilander, Else Frölich, Einar Zangenberg
Production country Denmark
Technical info 965 meter, 35 mm, 1,33:1, Black/white, Silent
Danish theatrical release 19.07.1911
Cinemas Panoptikon
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Production company Nordisk Films Kompagni


Direction August Blom


Script Christian Nobel


Cinematography Axel Graatkjær


Journalist Warren Valdemar Psilander
Warrens hustru Else Frölich
Aviatikeren Florian Einar Zangenberg

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