On the Stroke of Midnight

A.W. Sandberg, Denmark, 1923

DK/FeatureDetective movies, Crime filmSilent films

Peter Hansen, a parish clerk, is woken up in the middle of the night by a mysterious phone call. On the phone a woman screams for help, and when he hears shots shortly afterwards he knows that something is very wrong. He sets out to investigate the matter, and before he knows it he is embroiled in an actual murder mystery.
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Original title Paa Slaget 12
Danish title Paa Slaget 12
International titles Um Schlag 12 Uhr nachts, Mit dem Schlage 12, Au coup de minuit, En midnattsromans
Other titles Paa Slaget tolv
Director A.W. Sandberg
Screenplay Aage Falck-Rasmussen
Director of Photography Louis Larsen, Einar Olsen
Production designer Carlo Jacobsen
Appearance Elith Reumert, Gorm Schmidt, Karina Bell, Aage Fønss
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Fotorama
Technical info 1950 meter, 35 mm, Black/white, Silent
Danish theatrical release 20.04.1923
Cinemas Det lille Teater
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Production company Nordisk Films Kompagni
Domestic distribution Fotorama


Direction A.W. Sandberg


Script Aage Falck-Rasmussen


Cinematography Louis Larsen
Cinematography Einar Olsen

Production design

Production design Carlo Jacobsen


Grev Braa Elith Reumert
Erik, Grev Braas søn Gorm Schmidt
Mimi Brandt Karina Bell
Herredsfuldmægtig Steen Aage Fønss
Gartneren Peter Malberg
Overretssagfører Erland Peter Nielsen
Sognefogeden Hjalmar Schønfeld
Sognefogedens kone Clara Schønfeld
Husholdersken Mathilde Nielsen
Appearance Lauritz Olsen

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