Time and the clock

Hagen Hasselbalch, Denmark, 1946

10 min.DK/Documentary

The film describes various methods of measuring time, from the primitive devices of the Greeks and Romans, and the sundial, to a clock, designed by the Dane, Jens Olsen, which will show the movements of the earth and the solar system. An experiment in the use of the film for semiphilosophical purposes.
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Original title Tiden og Uret
Danish title Tiden og Uret
Keywords Time, Clocks, World History, Philosophy, 1940-1949
Director Hagen Hasselbalch
Screenplay Hagen Hasselbalch
Director of Photography Ib Dam, Hagen Hasselbalch
Composer Kai Rosenberg
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
Technical info 265 meter, 35 mm, Black/white, Sound
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Production company Minerva Film
Executive Producer Dansk Kulturfilm
Commissioned by Dansk Kulturfilm
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral


Direction Hagen Hasselbalch


Script Hagen Hasselbalch


Cinematography Ib Dam
Cinematography Hagen Hasselbalch


Music Kai Rosenberg


Voiceover Mogens Brandt

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