A Lively Boarding-House

Lau Lauritzen Sr., Denmark, 1917

2 min.DK/Short fictionComedySilent films

The ageing Miss Tillesen runs a boarding house, but her temper will soon run it to the ground. Tillesen’s young niece, Anna, decides to attract new boarders with a pretentious advertisement. Soon enough there’s bite from four would-be gentlemen, all of whom confuse Anna to be the boarding house’s landlady. A scuffle quickly ensues as to which of the gentlemen can woo the supposed landlady first.
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Original title Et livligt Pensionat
Danish title Et livligt Pensionat
Director Lau Lauritzen Sr.
Screenplay A.V. Olsen
Director of Photography Hugo J. Fischer
Appearance Betzy Kofoed, Helen Gammeltoft, Rasmus Christiansen, Charles Willumsen
Production country Denmark
Technical info 398 meter, 35 mm, Silent
Danish theatrical release 02.07.1917
Cinemas Biograf-Theatret
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Production company Nordisk Films Kompagni


Direction Lau Lauritzen Sr.


Script A.V. Olsen


Cinematography Hugo J. Fischer


Frk. Trillesen, pensionatsværtinde Betzy Kofoed
Anna, frk. Trillesens niece Helen Gammeltoft
Sørens Frisk, student Rasmus Christiansen
Glad, magister Charles Willumsen
Munter, rentier Christian Schrøder
Lystig, agent Lauritz Olsen

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