The Joker

Georg Jacoby, Denmark, 1928

102 min.DK/FeatureDrama, MelodramaSilent films

It is springtime, and people from near and far set out for Nice to attend the city’s annual carnival. However, a car accident becomes the catalyst of a complicated love story and a showdown between a fashionable con artist and a young bon vivant known as ‘The Joker’.
Basic information Credits Materials
Original title Jokeren
Danish title Jokeren
International titles Jokern, Der Faschingskönig
Director Georg Jacoby
Screenplay Jens Locher, Georg Jacoby
Based on efter Noel Scotts skuespil "The Joker"
Director of Photography Louis Larsen, Poul Eibye, Emil Schüneman
Appearance Gabriel Gabrio, Renée Héribel, Elga Brink, Henry Edwards
Production country Denmark, Germany
Domestic distribution Kinografen
Technical info 2866 meter, 35 mm, 1,33:1, tinted, Silent
Danish theatrical release 10.03.1928
Cinemas Kinopalæet
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Production company Nordisk Films Kompagni, Horwa-Goron-Film
Domestic distribution Kinografen


Direction Georg Jacoby


Script Jens Locher
Script Georg Jacoby


Cinematography Louis Larsen
Cinematography Poul Eibye
Cinematography Emil Schüneman


Sir Herbert Powder Gabriel Gabrio
Lady Cecilie, Sir Herberts hustru Renée Héribel
Gill, Lady Cecilies søster Elga Brink
Mr. Carstairs, "Jokeren" Henry Edwards
Mr. Borwick, advokat Miles Mander
Jonny, Borwicks tjener Aage Hertel
James, Mr. Carstairs tjener Christian Schrøder
Edward, Sir Herberts tjener Philip Bech
Lou Lou Ruth Komdrup
Appearance Aage Bendixen
Appearance Olga Svendsen

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