In the Thrall of Opium

Robert Dinesen, Denmark, 1918

52 min.DK/FeatureDramaSilent films

A deeply indebted count blackmails his old school friend to rescind his engagement to the millionaire's daughter Lizzie. His plan is to get access to the family's fortune through a relationship with her. He initially manages to get the girl, but will he get his hands on the money that he so desperately needs?
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Original title I Opiumets Magt
Danish title I Opiumets Magt
Other titles Opiummets Magt
Director Robert Dinesen
Screenplay Jean Hirschberg
Director of Photography Sophus Wangøe
Appearance Aage Hertel, Ingeborg Spangsfeldt, Anton de Verdier, Charles Wilken
Production country Denmark
Technical info 1153 meter, 35 mm, Silent
Danish theatrical release 07.10.1918
Cinemas Kosmorama (København)
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Production company Nordisk Films Kompagni


Direction Robert Dinesen


Script Jean Hirschberg


Cinematography Sophus Wangøe


Collin, bankier Aage Hertel
Lison, Collins datter Ingeborg Spangsfeldt
Charles Hugon, Lisons forlovede Anton de Verdier
Gamle Hugon, Charles' far Charles Wilken
Grev de Moreau Carl Lauritzen
Appearance Peter Jørgensen

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