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Danish Film History 1930-1959: Sound, World War II, and Folk Comedies

 

Danish Film History

The Introduction of Sound

In the early 1930s, sound film was introduced to Denmark. While silent films had been easy to distribute around the world, language became a natural barrier and heavily impacted the film industry, especially for a small country like Denmark. There were almost no exports, and the earnings had to be based on what sold well to Danes. This was found in . . .

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Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.