August Blom Overview

August Blom
Date of Birth
Dec 26, 1869
Birth Place:
Copenhagen, Denmark

Biography

A major influence on the early Danish silent film and for many years the artistic director of the Great Northern Film Company -- at the time Europe's leading producer -- August Blom began his screen career acting in the studio's popular Sherlock Holmes series. Blom began directing in 1910 and helmed some of Denmark's -- and thereby Europe's -- most popular vehicles. He became a major influence on...

Filmography at a Glance