The Proclamation of King Frederik VIII

Ole Olsen, Denmark, 1906

3 min.Non-fiction footage

The shift of the crown was paralleled by a new epoch of cinema in Denmark. Peter Elfelt had been the dominant figure in early Danish film. After some rather insignificant films, Ole Olsen founded the success of Nordisk Films Kompagni upon this film and ''The Funeral of King Christian IX''.
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Original title Proklamationen af Kong Frederik VIII
Danish title Proklamationen af Kong Frederik VIII
Other titles Proklamationen af Kong Frederik VIII
Keywords Royal family, The, Proclamations, Amalienborg Palace, Copenhagen, 1900-1909
Director Ole Olsen
Director of Photography Rasmus Bjerregaard
Appearance Kong Frederik VIII
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution DFI/Museum & Cinematek
Technical info 35 mm, 1,33:1, Black/white, Silent
Danish theatrical release 04.02.1906
Cinemas Biograf-Theatret
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Production company Nordisk Films Kompagni
Domestic distribution DFI/Museum & Cinematek


Direction Ole Olsen


Cinematography Rasmus Bjerregaard


Appearance Kong Frederik VIII

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