Leo Tscherning, Denmark, 1912

13 min.DK/Short fictionComedy, ComedySilent films

Karen has three tenacious suitors who woo her with great eagerness: lieutenant Schaleton, the poet Scherning and property owner Arnold. One day, her friend Ebba arrives from America, and friends and acquaintances are invited to a party. To find out if her many suitors are only interested in Karen’s money, she pretends, during the party, to get a letter telling her that she has gone bankrupt.
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Original title Kærlighed og Penge
Danish title Kærlighed og Penge
Other titles Paa Prøve, Millionen
Director Leo Tscherning
Screenplay Harriet Bloch
Director of Photography Jørgen Hansen
Appearance Else Frölich, Oscar Stribolt, Aage Hertel, Torben Meyer
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Fotorama
Technical info 324 meter, 35 mm, Normal, Black/white, Silent
Danish theatrical release 03.02.1913
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Production company Nordisk Films Kompagni
Domestic distribution Fotorama


Direction Leo Tscherning


Script Harriet Bloch


Cinematography Jørgen Hansen


Appearance Else Frölich
Jægeren Oscar Stribolt
Digteren Aage Hertel
Kavaleristen Torben Meyer
Appearance Ella Sprange

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