Mads Skjern arrives in the small Danish town of Korsbæk in 1929. Hans Christian Varnæs, manager of the town bank, refuses him a loan to set up a clothes shop. Instead he receives money ... See full summary »
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Cast

Series cast summary:
Jørgen Buckhøj ...
 Mads Skjern / ... (24 episodes, 1978-1982)
Buster Larsen ...
 Oluf Larsen (24 episodes, 1978-1982)
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 Ingeborg Skjern / ... (24 episodes, 1978-1982)
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 Maude Varnæs (24 episodes, 1978-1982)
Helle Virkner ...
 Elisabeth Friis (24 episodes, 1978-1982)
Karin Nellemose ...
 Misse Møhge (24 episodes, 1978-1982)
Holger Juul Hansen ...
 Hans Christian Varnæs (23 episodes, 1978-1982)
Kirsten Olesen ...
 Agnes Jensen / ... (23 episodes, 1978-1982)
Elin Reimer ...
 Laura Larsine Sørensen (23 episodes, 1978-1982)
Benny Hansen ...
 Frede 'Fatty' Hansen / ... (23 episodes, 1978-1982)
Ole Andreasen ...
 Narrator (22 episodes, 1978-1982)
Jesper Langberg ...
 Kristen Skjern / ... (21 episodes, 1978-1982)
Per Pallesen ...
 Severin Boldt (21 episodes, 1978-1982)
Ove Sprogøe ...
 Dr. Louis Hansen (21 episodes, 1978-1982)
Lily Broberg ...
 Katrine Larsen (20 episodes, 1978-1982)
Kurt Ravn ...
 Lauritz 'Røde' Jensen (20 episodes, 1978-1982)
Sonja Oppenhagen ...
 Vicki Hachel / ... (19 episodes, 1978-1982)
John Hahn-Petersen ...
 Hr Stein (19 episodes, 1978-1982)
Else-Marie ...
 Konsulinde Holm / ... (19 episodes, 1978-1982)
Anne Jensen ...
 Gudrun (19 episodes, 1978-1982)
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 Jørgen Varnæs (18 episodes, 1978-1981)
Karen Berg ...
 Fru Fernando Møhge / ... (17 episodes, 1978-1981)
Vera Gebuhr ...
 Inger Jørgensen (15 episodes, 1978-1982)
Kirsten Hansen-Møller ...
 Marie Hansen / ... (15 episodes, 1978-1982)
Lis Løwert ...
 Violet Vinter (15 episodes, 1978-1982)
Ann Margrethe Schou ...
 Kassererske frk. Mortensen / ... (15 episodes, 1978-1981)
Holger Perfort ...
 Tjener Olsen / ... (15 episodes, 1978-1982)
Ulla Henningsen ...
 Iben Skjern / ... (14 episodes, 1979-1981)
Axel Strøbye ...
 Viggo Skjold-Hansen / ... (13 episodes, 1979-1981)
Esper Hagen ...
 Arnold Vinter (13 episodes, 1978-1980)
Holger Vistisen ...
 Bogholder Christiansen, Omegnsbanken / ... (13 episodes, 1979-1981)
Birthe Backhausen ...
 Musse Skjold-Hansen / ... (12 episodes, 1979-1981)
Karen-Lise Mynster ...
 Ulla Jacobsen (12 episodes, 1979-1981)
Arthur Jensen ...
 Rudolf Schwann (12 episodes, 1978-1979)
Bendt Rothe ...
 Baron von Rytger / ... (11 episodes, 1979-1982)
Birgitte Bruun ...
 Esther / ... (11 episodes, 1978-1982)
Bjørn Watt-Boolsen ...
 Oberst Ditlev Hachel / ... (10 episodes, 1978-1980)
Karl Stegger ...
 Konsul Holm (10 episodes, 1978-1981)
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Mads Skjern arrives in the small Danish town of Korsbæk in 1929. Hans Christian Varnæs, manager of the town bank, refuses him a loan to set up a clothes shop. Instead he receives money elsewhere, and his shop is soon a success, a sign of the changing times during the following decades. Written by Erik Holst

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(32 episodes) | (24 episodes)

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Trivia

As of 2017, the series has been broadcast a total of eight times in Denmark: From 1978 to 1982, in 1984-85, in 1989-90, in 1997-98, again in the summer of 1998, in 2006-07, in 2012-2013 and finally in 2017. See more »

Goofs

In an episode that takes places in 1936, the Rodgers/Hammerstein tune "Edelweiss" is heard. This tune was not composed until 1957. See more »

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Referenced in De sendte en dame - og tak for det (1997) See more »

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A brilliant saga of life and death in a small city
15 November 1998 | by (Udsholt, Denmark) – See all my reviews

If you have even the slightest interest of Denmark and Danish culture from the late 1930'ies to the early 1950'ies, this is a *MUST SEE*.

Apart from being a brilliant saga of life and death of the citizens of a small city, it's also filled with all those tiny details that makes it seeworthy. Acting and direction are outstanding.


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