Swedish Cinema Alters History: Ingeborg Holm and the Poor Laws Debate

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Abstract

This article traces the reception of the the Swedish film Ingeborg Holm in 1913. The film created a fierce debate regarding the Swedish poor laws. This debate eventually led to changes in the law in 1918.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)47-64
JournalScandinavica - International Journal of Scandinavian Studies
Volume39
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2000

Subject classification (UKÄ)

  • Arts

Keywords

  • Ingeborg Holm
  • Swedish silent film
  • Victor Seastrom
  • poor laws
  • journalism

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