Solser en Hesse

Solser en Hesse (English: Solser and Hesse) were two short Dutch silent films by M.H. Laddé and J.W. Merkelbach from 1900 and 1906, respectively, featuring the comedians Lion Solser and Piet Hesse. Both running for 1 “act”, the first film was distributed by Edison’s Ideal in 35mm film.[1] In 1906, a sequel film was commissioned by The Royal Bioscope for release of July 1, 1906.[2] It was produced by F.A. Nöggerath Senior at Filmfabriek F.A. Nöggerath. It was also important, in that it made use of Sound On-Disk.[3] Both films are lost, no copies or visual media of the films are known to exist in the EYE film institute archives in the Netherlands.

Solser en Hesse
Lion Solser and Piet Hesse
Directed byM.H. Laddé and J.W. Merkelbach
StarringPiet Hesse and Lion Solser
Release date
  • 1900 (1900)

The pictures showed the team in fictional dramatizations of their popular stage plays that they had grown so famous for.[4]

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  • (in Dutch) Wereldkroniek, October 1936, pp. 1662–63
  1. ^ "Solser en Hesse, 1900". EYE Film Institute Netherlands. Archived from the original on October 28, 2011. Retrieved November 17, 2011.
  2. ^ "Solser en Hesse, 1906". EYE Film Institute Netherlands. Archived from the original on November 17, 2011. Retrieved November 17, 2011.
  3. ^ "Solser en Hesse". DEV EYE Filmdatabase. 2011-04-12. Retrieved 2022-06-05.
  4. ^[bare URL PDF]

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