Julius Jaenzon (8 July 1885 – 17 February 1961) was a Swedish cinematographer, essential in the early Swedish silent cinema. He is most known for his collaborations with directors Victor Sjöström and Mauritz Stiller, particularly in adaptions of novels by Selma Lagerlöf. Especially the accuracy with which he mastered the double exposure, for example in The Phantom Carriage, was much admired at the time.He was portrayed by Carl Magnus Dellow in the 2000 television play The Image Makers.
Movies & TV shows
Hans officiella fästmö
Business manager Ludvig Berndtson desperately needs a fiancée to get rid of an ex-girlfriend. He asks one of his employees, secretary Monica Brandt, to pretend to be his fiancée for a while. She is at...
Hans majestäts rival
A young man returns home after being in Italy on a scholarship from the Swedish king. He fell in love with an opera singer on his way home. Eva expects him to come home any day.
Proud Katrina falls in love with Johan, who's a sailor, and follows him home to the island of Åland. She has been promised a paradise with blooming apple trees but are greeted by poverty and hard work...
Operetta singer Adolf Berg will be called up for military duty just as he gets assigned a major role in an operetta. He met Ulla Wern on the train.
Director Björkman travels to Copenhagen with his daughter Astrid, who is together with a certain Count Erik Lejonsköld. They will take their father-in-law's car and go on a honeymoon to the Riviera. B...
Vrnamo is where Gustav lives. He needs time to build a new boat engine. The invention was financed by the factory director who would like to sell it. Everyone thinks Gustav's father is a millionaire a...
The Marriage Game
The sculptress Tora Diidiken is married to the sculptor Gunnar Grahn and they both compete in a contest to design a statue for the public square in Hicksville.
Daniel was forced by his father to become a priest. He comes to a parish after graduating. He raped a young girl during a storm. Filled with regret, he runs into the dark night and is struck by lightn...
After twenty years abroad, a famous chef comes home to Sweden and learns he never finished his military service. He was forced to join the army. He and his sergeant Gran Persson have a lot of fights.
Man's Way with Women
Olof Koskela is driven from home when he wants to marry the wrong girl. He takes a job as a floater. His reputation as a womanizer goes far and wide. He entered into a bet to defeat the rapids standin...
Kärlek och kassabrist
Margit thinks the senior accountant is taking money from the company. The auditors are going to check the books. The chief of police is a member of the Embezzler's Club, and it seems that the senior a...
For Her Sake
The young married couple Sigvard and Isabella Löfgren are constantly being sought by different companies where they are trading on the bill. Sigvard is a traveling salesman and Isabella works as a sec...
Ulla min Ulla
Bellman sits with his drinking buddies in the cellar of Tuppen in Old Town.
Triumph of the Heart
In a small mine town north of the circle, Torsten lives, working with his sister Eva and comrade Lars, who is engaged to Eva. The town's bat-owner has a daughter, Märta, who, after trying out the big ...
The Dream Waltz
This is the story of a man who works as a streetcar conductor. He is a musician in his free time.
A house in Paris happens to have two families living there with the same last name. In one apartment lives opera singer Gambetta Duval with his two daughters, Jeanne and Nita. In the second apartment ...
A married writer's luck turns when he gets a play produced at Théâtre de Paris. He meets the femme fatale who should play the lead in his play. Passion and conflict occurs.
The film is based on a story by Guy de Maupausant. The story details several years in the life of convent-bred Angela (Mona Mårtenson) who leaves her convent in Italy to go live with her aunt Peppina ...
His English Wife
London socialite Cathleen Paget's adventures in love and misfortune a year after the death of her husband. Ivor Willington and Lionel Jesop play cards for who will be given the shot at flirting with P...
Stockholm in colours
A Swedish attempt at two-color technicolor.
Sequel to Karin Ingmarsdotter (1920).
Hon, den enda
Love entanglements among the upper class of Paris. The young upper-class Parisian Valentin van Zanten has a luxurious lunch-density dinner with the flirtatious Inez Maria, when the "friend" shows up a...
A self-proclaimed "knight" and his hapless squire travel the Spanish countryside, attacking "giants" that are really windmills in his attempt to win the love of the fair Dulcinea.
The young adventurer Signature Hjelm meets one day a runaway carriage, and succeeds by a resourceful and daring intervention to avert an accident. The rig belongs to Gustav III's favorite, Baron Armfe...
The Ingmar Inheritance
"The Ingmar Inheritance". The story of a group of farmers who choose to leave their homes and follow the preacher Helgum to the Holy Land.
The Whirlwind of Passion
Blanche Benton is out on her morning ride with horse and carriage, when an automobile shows up and scares the horse. The driver in the car manages to intervene and takes Blanche to her home.
Gunnar Hede's Saga
Gunnar Hede is raised by a strict mother, who wants him to become respectable to match his family’s wealth. He is more interested in his grandfather, who started as an itinerant violin player, but got...
The Hell Ship
The rivalry among the crew is the focus of the naval adventure. One of the sailors, Dick, draws up plans to exact vengeance. An incident that may sink the ship changes the focus of attention. The ligh...
Pictures from London
A total of 13 framed vignettes, 14 if we count the two shots of rainy streets edited together, comprise the enchanting picture gallery of London scenes in 1922. The British Empire was so large that it...
Ursula is accused of poisoning her husband. To prove her innocence, she must walk on fire along a path leading to a crucifix. A film that has been praised for the visual creativity shown by the direct...
The mayor's son Mauritz Fristedt, has become deeply in love with the baker's daughter Dunungen. The mayor applauds the engagement because Mauritz will to try to foist a pack of worthless shares from ...
Sons of Ingmar
Filmatisation of Selma Lagerlöfs book Jerusalem. Second part is the movie Karin ingmarsdotter.
Sir Arne's Treasure
Three Scottish officers, including Sir Archi, murdered Sir Arne and his family for a coffin filled with gold. The only person who is still alive is Elsalill. She realized that Sir Archi was one of the...
The Outlaw and His Wife
A stranger is working at Halla's farm. Halla and the stranger fall in love, but when he is revealed as Eyvind, an escaped thief forced into crime by his family's starvation, they flee and become two o...
A Man There Was
Terje Vigen lost his family through the inflexibility of another man. Terje has to decide whether to avenge himself when his enemy's family is dependent on him.
Alexander the Great
In a small provincial town there is a hotel run by one of those eccentric cooks of long ago who made generous meals that have nothing in common with the extravagant restaurateurs of nowadays and their...
Kiss of Death
The respectable Dr. The respectable Dr followed. Monro was found dead, according to the two engineers. A case of commercial delinquencies and bribe taking is reconstructed. Half of the film is still a...
Lovers are torn apart by a noble's desire for the female half of the couple. Only twenty minutes of the original 54 minute run time survive.
The story is that of a conniving countess coming between a gay sculptor, Claude Zoret, and his bisexual model and lover, Mikaël, ultimately leading to Zoret's death in a raging storm at the base of a ...
The Price of Betrayal
An unemployed man encounters trouble when he tries to find a way to help his sick wife.
Madame de Thèbes
The story is wacky – a gypsy is cursed by her father, so that she has to deny her illegitimate son in order for him to have a successful life. She gives him to a well-to-do lady who has lost her own c...
A lieutenant in love with a woman cheat on his money and forces him to forge a bill of exchange. He kills the creditor and flees abroad. A few years later he gets a job as a stagehand. By chance he ru...
The Unknown Woman
Mauritz Stiller directed adaptation of Hugo von Hofmannsthal's Das fremde Mädchen.
Brother Against Brother
The style of the film is somewhat archaic, with hardly any camera movement, and a lot of the acting is taking place frontally, straight at the camera. But Stiller creates dynamics by having characters...
Lili is a young and courageous woman. She does things that create confusion. She suddenly begin to act in a film's plot in a movie theater, or take a mannequin from a shop.
When Love Kills
Den moderna suffragetten
Directed by Mauritz Stiller.
The Black Masks
The Springtime of Life
A motherless child is a famous opera singer. When she performs in her hometown, past and present meet.
Harald steals money in order to pay a personal guarantee. The crime is discovered and he is sentenced to imprisonment. After the penalty is served he travels to America to begin a new life.
A gardener is outside. The son fell in love with the worker's daughter. The gardener ran to his son.
The Opium Den
"The Opium Den" - Two gentlemen meet a light-hearted young woman in a summer hotel. She enjoys been entertained at a high cost. The trio travel to Paris . Love arises and one of the men is excluded an...