With money from her former admirer, Dora furthers the political career of her new lover, a journalist. As in other films in which the Asta character crosses love (woman’s world) and politics (man’s), she loses the love of both men, whose allegiance is to the political.
Two young friends (Ladislav Ocenasek and Josef Filip) arrive at school one morning to find the doors locked and the building deserted. Along comes a talking dog, who escorts the kids to a fantastic land where animals are able to converse with children.
Asta Nielsen portrays the daughter of a man who is rapidly drinking away the family’s money. Taking a job as an artist’s model, she falls in love with a painter who soon forgets her. When he needs a dissipated model he finds one in his former lover, now an alcoholic herself.
Lasse Roos has been a car dealer, who marries Marja, the daughter of rich a sausage factory owner. With the financial support of his father-in-law Lasse is able to start a carreer as a rally driver. But Lasse would like to achieve financially independent and became a professional driver.
A motley group employed by the Nordland Film arrives in Italy for on-location shooting. Though the area has been terrorized by bandits, the film team is determined to finish another „sensational hit.“ They dress up as wild robbers and initiate a series of dramatic reversals…
According to Nielsen’s autobiography, the original novel dealt with a middle-aged woman artist who falls in love with an elderly sculptor, marries him, and lives happily. In the film version the sculptor became a young man with a deranged wife, and the ‘impossible love’ ended tragically.
In this film, Nielsen plays the role of a mannequin, using her body as a clotheshorse. She makes a striking entrance on a flight of stairs (stairs often appear in Nielsen films), which serve as a stage on which to present sumptuous gowns and precious accessories.