Julius Jaenzon

Julius Jaenzon

Known For: Camera · Birthday: 1885-07-08 · Deathday: 1961-02-17 (75 years old) · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Göteborg, Göteborg- och Bohus län, Sweden

75 Movies

Biography

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

1946.

1 Movie
Private Number 91-Karlsson

Private Number 91-Karlsson

1946
The Squadron leader throws big a party where one of his colleagues is going to demonstrate a new type of explosive substance.

1944.

1 Movie
Hans officiella fästmö

Hans officiella fästmö

1944
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...

1943.

2 Movies
Hans majestäts rival

Hans majestäts rival

1943
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.
Katrina

Katrina

1943
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...

1942.

3 Movies
Löjtnantshjärtan

Löjtnantshjärtan

1942
"Bleeding Hearts" - Comedy with charming hussar lieutenants, indulgent landlord daughters, wild rides and romantic mansion balls.

1941.

4 Movies
Landstormens lilla argbigga

Landstormens lilla argbigga

1941
Spoiled upper class girl must join a home defense unit to learn military drill and fall in love with a lieutenant.
Dunungen

Dunungen

1941
A film from 1941.
Den ljusnande framtid

Den ljusnande framtid

1941
A 1941 film.

1939.

2 Movies
Whalers

Whalers

1939
The Whalers (original title: Valfangare) is a filmed record of the final whaling expedition in the Arctic before the outbreak of WW2. Only partly a documentary, the film is able to accommodate a drama...

1937.

2 Movies
Klart till drabbning

Klart till drabbning

1937
Two marines go AWOL to save a girl and then sneak her aboard the ship.

1936.

2 Movies
Samvetsömma Adolf

Samvetsömma Adolf

1936
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.
Bröllopsresan

Bröllopsresan

1936
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...

1935.

3 Movies
Smålänningar

Smålänningar

1935
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 Marriage Game

1935
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.
Ocean Breakers

Ocean Breakers

1935
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...

1934.

2 Movies
Kungliga Johansson

Kungliga Johansson

1934
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

Man's Way with Women

1934
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...

1933.

1 Movie
Giftasvuxna döttrar

Giftasvuxna döttrar

1933
Three of Porter's daughters are "marriageable". Three people are worried about marriage.

1932.

1 Movie
Kärlek och kassabrist

Kärlek och kassabrist

1932
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...

1931.

1 Movie
Father and Son

Father and Son

1931
Mr Markurell and his son, who is close in on his graduation, live in the city of Wadkping. There is a Swedish language version.

1930.

3 Movies
For Her Sake

For Her Sake

1930
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

Ulla min Ulla

1930
Bellman sits with his drinking buddies in the cellar of Tuppen in Old Town.

1929.

2 Movies
Triumph of the Heart

Triumph of the Heart

1929
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

The Dream Waltz

1929
This is the story of a man who works as a streetcar conductor. He is a musician in his free time.

1928.

2 Movies
Parisiennes

Parisiennes

1928
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 ...
Sin

Sin

1928
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.

1927.

3 Movies
Förseglade läppar

Förseglade läppar

1927
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

His English Wife

1927
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

Stockholm in colours

1927
A Swedish attempt at two-color technicolor.

1926.

3 Movies
Till Österland

Till Österland

1926
Sequel to Karin Ingmarsdotter (1920).
Hon, den enda

Hon, den enda

1926
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...
Don Quixote

Don Quixote

1926
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.

1925.

2 Movies
Two Kings

Two Kings

1925
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

1925
"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.

1924.

2 Movies
The Saga of Gosta Berling

The Saga of Gosta Berling

1924
The young and attractive minister is Gsta Berling. He was defrocked because of his alcoholism. They fall in love when he becomes a tutor. The countess has a plan of her own.

1923.

3 Movies
The Whirlwind of Passion

The Whirlwind of Passion

1923
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's Saga

1923
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 Hell Ship

1923
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...

1922.

2 Movies
Pictures from London

Pictures from London

1922
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...
Love's Crucible

Love's Crucible

1922
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...

1921.

1 Movie
The Phantom Carriage

The Phantom Carriage

5
1921
It is New Year's Eve. Three people evoke a legend. The legend says that the last person to die in a year will have to drive for the rest of the year.

1920.

1 Movie
A Lover in Pawn

A Lover in Pawn

1920
Hjalmar Bergman wrote about loaner Master Samuel.

1919.

3 Movies
Dunungen

Dunungen

1919
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

Sons of Ingmar

1919
Filmatisation of Selma Lagerlöfs book Jerusalem. Second part is the movie Karin ingmarsdotter.
Sir Arne's Treasure

Sir Arne's Treasure

1919
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...

1918.

1 Movie
The Outlaw and His Wife

The Outlaw and His Wife

1918
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...

1917.

2 Movies
A Man There Was

A Man There Was

1917
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

Alexander the Great

1917
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...

1916.

3 Movies
Kiss of Death

Kiss of Death

1916
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...
The Ballerina

The Ballerina

1916
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 Wings

The Wings

1916
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 ...

1915.

4 Movies
The Price of Betrayal

The Price of Betrayal

1915
An unemployed man encounters trouble when he tries to find a way to help his sick wife.
Madame de Thèbes

Madame de Thèbes

1915
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...

1914.

1 Movie

1913.

6 Movies
Vampire

Vampire

1913
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

The Unknown Woman

1913
Mauritz Stiller directed adaptation of Hugo von Hofmannsthal's Das fremde Mädchen.
Brother Against Brother

Brother Against Brother

1913
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...
Mannekängen

Mannekängen

1913
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.
Den moderna suffragetten

Den moderna suffragetten

1913
Directed by Mauritz Stiller.

1912.

4 Movies
The Springtime of Life

The Springtime of Life

1912
A motherless child is a famous opera singer. When she performs in her hometown, past and present meet.
Samhällets dom

Samhällets dom

1912
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.
The Gardener

The Gardener

1912
A gardener is outside. The son fell in love with the worker's daughter. The gardener ran to his son.

1911.

1 Movie
The Opium Den

The Opium Den

1911
"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...

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
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