Phantom Carriage, The

SF Film

Based on a Selma Lagerlöf novel, the vagabond David tells stories about the coachman of Death who drives through the world gathering up souls of the dead. During a drunken brawl, David is struck by a bottle and as the clock strikes midnight, a carriage glides up and out of the mist. In flashback, David recalls how he was once a reliable worker and conscientious father until the demon alcohol led him down the path to prison while his wife and two small daughters became destitute.

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Phantom Carriage, The

Title Phantom Carriage, The

Original title Körkarlen

Director Victor Sjöström

Country Sweden

Film status Completed

Original language Swedish

Cast Victor Sjöström, Hilda Borgström, Tore Svennberg, Astrid Holm, Concordia Selander

Production company Nordisk Tonefilm

Release 1921 Jan, 01

Duration 91 min

Based on a Selma Lagerlöf novel, the vagabond David tells stories about the coachman of Death who drives through the world gathering up souls of the dead. During a drunken brawl, David is struck by a bottle and as the clock strikes midnight, a carriage glides up and out of the mist. In flashback, David recalls how he was once a reliable worker and conscientious father until the demon alcohol led him down the path to prison while his wife and two small daughters became destitute. Based on a Selma Lagerlöf novel, the vagabond David tells stories about the coachman of Death who drives through the world gathering up souls of the dead. During a drunken brawl, David is struck by a bottle and as the clock strikes midnight, a carriage glides up and out of the mist. In flashback, David recalls how he was once a reliable worker and conscientious father until the demon alcohol led him down the path to prison while his wife and two small daughters became destitute.

Title Phantom Carriage, The

Original title Körkarlen

Director Victor Sjöström

Country Sweden

Film status Completed

Original language Swedish

Cast Victor Sjöström, Hilda Borgström, Tore Svennberg, Astrid Holm, Concordia Selander

Production company Nordisk Tonefilm

Release 1921 Jan, 01

Duration 91 min

Genre: Silent Movie






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