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Ole Olsen Timeline

 

 

 

 

 

     
     
     
  1863  
     
  5/5 - Born in Copenhagen, Denmark [MORE] [ADD]
     
     
     
  1905  
     
  23/4 - Opens Biografteatret, Copenhagen’s first permanent cinema, iat Vimmelskafter 47. [MORE] [ADD]
     
     
     
  1906  
     
  6/11 - Founds Nordisk Films Kompagni (originally called Ole Olsen’s film Factory) in Valby near Copenhagen. [MORE] [ADD]
     
    - Nordisk’s first film, a two-minute short called Duer og Maager (Pigeons and Seagulls) is released. [MORE] [ADD]
     
     
     
  1907  
     
    - Nordisk releases Løvejagten/The Lion Hunt, which sells 256 prints outside Denmark. [MORE] [ADD]
     
    - Loses his cinema licence for Biografteatret after refusing to halt filming of Løvejagten in the face of animal cruelty charges from Minister of Justice Alberti. [MORE] [ADD]
     
    - Shows a program of films at the Biografteatret comprised entirely of films produced by Nordisk. [MORE] [ADD]
     
     
     
  1908  
     
    - Nordisk’s Studio 1 in Valby opens. [MORE] [ADD]
     
    - The Great Northern Film Company is established in New York, USA to handle US distribution of Nordisk films. [MORE] [ADD]
     
     
     
  1910  
     
    - Nordisk’s Studio 2 in Valby opens. [MORE] [ADD]
 
     
     
  1911  
     
    - Nordisk’s Studio 2 in Valby opens. [MORE] [ADD]
     
    - Olsen copies Aarhus’s multi-reel film Den Hvide Slave Handel (The White Slave Trade) almost shot-for-shot then commits nor disk to producing films of 45 minutes in length. [MORE] [ADD]
   
   
   
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
    Sources:

Publication Information: Book Title: The International Film Industry: A Historical Dictionary. Contributors: Anthony Slide - author. Publisher: Greenwood Press. Place of Publication: New York. Publication Year: 1989. Page Number: 108.

Publication Information: Book Title: The History of Motion Pictures. Contributors: Maurice Bardèche - author, Robert Brasillach - author, Iris Barry - editor, Iris Barry - transltr. Publisher: W. W. Norton/Museum of Modern Art. Place of Publication: New York. Publication Year: 1938. Page Number: 56.

http://www.nordiskfilm.com/resources.ashx/Resources/NordiskFilm/Presse/Historie/history_UK_08.pdf

 

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

 

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