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Towards the Light

Holger-Madsen, Denmark, 1919

65 min.DK/FeatureDrama, Erotic melodramaSilent films

Countess Ysabel is a young and rich woman with many suitors. An elegant and adventurous baron has managed to win her heart, but she anyway continues to play with other men’s feelings. Nemesis hits her when a young man with a broken heart kills himself, and the baron at the same time reveals a horrible secret. Ysabels world seems to fall apart. Maybe the lessons that destiny has taught her will eventually make her a better person.
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Original title Mod Lyset
Danish title Mod Lyset
International titles Der Fackelträger, Vers la lumière, Hacia la luz, Mot ljuset, Mot lyset
Other titles Evangelistinden
Director Holger-Madsen
Screenplay Holger-Madsen
Director of Photography Sophus Wangøe
Appearance Augusta Blad, Asta Nielsen, Alf Blütecher, Frederik Jacobsen
Production country Denmark
Production company Nordisk Films Kompagni
International sales
Technical info 1445 meter, 35 mm, Normal, Black/white, Silent
Danish theatrical release 21.07.1919
Cinemas Victoria-Teatret
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Production company Nordisk Films Kompagni

Direction

Direction Holger-Madsen

Script

Script Holger-Madsen

Cinematography

Cinematography Sophus Wangøe

Appearance

Enkegrevinde Prosca Augusta Blad
Komtesse Ysabel, grevindens datter Asta Nielsen
Elias Renato, fattigpræst Alf Blütecher
Stiftsprovst Cordes Frederik Jacobsen
Professor Manini Nicolai Neiiendam
Inga, professorens datter Lilly Jacobsson
Felix, professorens nevø Harry Komdrup
Sandro Grec Anton de Verdier
Suffløren Elith Pio
Wenka Astrid Holm
Wenkas stiffader Hans Dynesen
Kludesamler Peters Charles Wilken
Djævelen Carl Schenstrøm
Appearance Henny Lauritzen
Appearance Axel Boesen
Appearance Birger von Cotta-Schønberg

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