Soldaten og Jenny (1947) AKA Jenny and the Soldier


Two common working-class people, Robert and Jenny, meet one day in a bar. After Robert defends Jenny against her date, a district attorney’s chauffeur, who is trying to get her drunk, they begin a relationship. She soon discovers that she will be tried in court for an abortion she needed a few years previously. Her parents disown her and she loses her job as a saleswoman. Robert stays with her, admitting his own responsibility for killing someone when he was 17 years old. Distraught at the thought of going to prison, Jenny convinces Robert to commit suicide with her. Just as she is planning the suicide, her lawyer comes and announces that the case has been dropped.

Director: Johan Jacobsen. AKA Jenny and the Soldier
Stars: Bodil Kjer, Poul Reichhardt, Karin Nellemose, Sigfred Johansen, Gunnar Lauring, Maria Garland, Johannes Meyer, Svend Methling, Elith Pio, Jessie Rindom.


Many thanks to Claus H. for helping me with the English translation.

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  1. Tony C
    June 24, 2019

    Thank you Jon and Claus. I’ve been looking for the one for a long time.

  2. James558
    June 24, 2019

    Big thumbs up, Jon and Claus!

    • Claus Harding
      July 31, 2019

      You’re welcome! I am glad to see older films from my country get wider exposure.


  3. Michael
    November 14, 2019

    Thank you Jon uploading this great film. Thank you Claus for the English translation

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