Smiles and Tears

Johannes Meyer, Denmark, 1923

59 min.DK/FeatureDrama, MelodramaSilent films

Life at the boarding school is all fun and games for the two friends, Bess and Dott. However, one day Dott receives an ominous letter from her solicitor: Her wealth has dwindled, and she must leave the school! Hard times set upon the young woman who gradually loses everything. However, Bess is not soon to forget her good friend and she decides to come to poor Dott’s rescue.
Basic information Credits Materials
Original title Smil og Taare
Danish title Smil og Taare
International titles Löjen och tårar
Director Johannes Meyer
Director of Photography Carl Ferdinand Fischer
Appearance Emmy Schønfeld, Karen Winther, Miszi Frederiksen, Alice O'Fredericks
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Film-Centralen-Palladium
Technical info 1270 meter, 35 mm, Normal, Black/white, Silent
Danish theatrical release 16.04.1923
Cinemas World Cinema sammen med "Hendes Børn - Hans Børn".
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Production company Tumlingfilm
Domestic distribution Film-Centralen-Palladium


Direction Johannes Meyer


Production Johannes Meyer
Production Alice O'Fredericks


Cinematography Carl Ferdinand Fischer


Forstanderinde Rosalie Krass Emmy Schønfeld
Dott Høeg, elev Karen Winther
Fru Elvstrøm Miszi Frederiksen
Bess, Fru Elvstrøms datter Alice O'Fredericks
Hans, Fru Elvstrøms søn Hans Richter
Sagfører Thompson Philip Bech
Pensionatværtinde Soffy Damaris
Landposten Kai Paaske
Stenhuggeren Viggo Lindstrøm
"Baronen" Knud Helsøe
Lille Iwan, baggårds-dreng Lille Iwan
Lille Iwans mor Elisa Paaske

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