A Recruit From 64

Urban Gad, Alexander Christian, Denmark, 1910

35 min.DK/FeatureDrama, Historical drama, War film, AdaptionsSilent films

The year is 1864, and the young officer cadet Felix courageously throws himself at the prussian troops in Fredericia. From there, his regiment is ordered to travel to Dybbøl, where fierce battles against the German forces are awaiting them. While staying at a farm, Felix meets the farmer's daughter Karen who will later save his life.
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Original title En Rekrut fra 64
Danish title En Rekrut fra 64
International titles Der Preussisch-Dänische Krieg von 1864
Director Urban Gad, Alexander Christian
Based on Efter oberst Peter Frederik Rists debutroman af samme navn, udgivet i 1889.
Director of Photography Alfred Lind
Editor Urban Gad
Appearance Carlo Wieth, Axel Strøm, Hans Neergaard, Vilhelm Poss-Nielsen
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Kinografen
Technical info 970 meter, 35 mm, Black/white, Silent
Danish theatrical release 01.08.1910
Cinemas Kinografen
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Production company Kinografen
Domestic distribution Kinografen


Direction Urban Gad
Direction Alexander Christian


Cinematography Alfred Lind


Editing Urban Gad


Rekrutten Felix Carlo Wieth
Kaptajnen Axel Strøm
Fløjmanden Hans Neergaard
En bonde på Als Vilhelm Poss-Nielsen
Bondens datter Karen Thora Meincke
Malkepigen Jutta Lund
Gårdmandskone Johanne Krum-Hunderup
Appearance Gustav Helios
Appearance Signe Wilhelmi

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