Gunnar Sommerfeldt

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Gunnar Sommerfeldt
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Born (1890-09-04)4 September 1890
Denmark
Died 30 August 1947(1947-08-30) (aged 56)

Gunnar Sommerfeldt (4 September 1890 – 30 August 1947) was a Danish actor and film maker.

In 1919 he directed Saga Borgarættarinnar (film), the first feature film shot in Iceland. Sommerfeldt also wrote the script, based on Gunnar Gunnarsson's novel by that name. He made his last feature film in 1921, an adaption of Knut Hamsun's Growth of the Soil which received the Nobel prize in Literature the year before.

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

  • Markens grøde - Geissler, lensmannen (1921)
  • Borgslægtens historie - Ketill aka Gæst (1919) (Iceland)
  • Lykkens galoscher (1921)
  • Rytterstatuen - Baron v. Nobel (1919)
  • Gillekop (1919)
  • Hotel Paradis (1917)
  • Synd skal sones (1917)
  • Fyrstindens skæbne - Alf Hardy (1916)
  • Lotteriseddel No. 22152 - Belling, Detective (1916)
  • Pro Patria (1916)
  • Kærlighed og Mobilisering (1915) - Grev Heinrich von Borgh
  • Nattens gaade (1915)

Director[edit]

  • Markens grøde (1921)
  • Borgslægtens historie (1921)
  • Lykkens galoscher (1921)
  • Lykkens Pamfilius (1917)

Writer[edit]

  • Markens grøde (1921)
  • Lykkens galoscher (1921

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