The Phantom Carriage

The Phantom Carriage

107 minutes
1921
Sweden Drama / Mysterious
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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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Czech
1921
Sweden Drama / Mysterious

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.

Creators

Sjöström Victor

Cast

Astrid Holm, Sjöström Victor, Hilda Borgström, Tore Svennberg