A Lively Dream

Lau Lauritzen Sr., Denmark, 1916

11 min.DK/Short fictionComedy, Farce

A young man unsuccessfully practices a variety of circus tricks at home. He then goes out on the town where his eagerness and clumsy excitement gets him in trouble more than once. In the end, the unfortunate clown manages to escape the most impossible situations after all. Or is it all in his head?
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Original title En livlig Drøm
Danish title En livlig Drøm
International titles Ein lebhafter Traum, Der verliebte Gummiball, Rêve fantaisiste, Un sacre pépin
Director Lau Lauritzen Sr.
Screenplay Alfred Kjerulf
Director of Photography Hugo J. Fischer
Appearance Edmond Barenco, Agnes Seemann, Betzy Kofoed
Production country Denmark
Production company Nordisk Films Kompagni
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Technical info 35 mm, 1,33:1, tinted, Silent
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Production company Nordisk Films Kompagni


Direction Lau Lauritzen Sr.


Script Alfred Kjerulf


Cinematography Hugo J. Fischer


Appearance Edmond Barenco
Appearance Agnes Seemann
Appearance Betzy Kofoed

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