Nøddebo Præstegård

Nøddebo Præstegård

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Directed by George Schnéevoigt
Written by Fleming Lynge
Starring Johannes Meyer
Karin Nellemose
Music by Kai Normann Andersen
Cinematography Valdemar Christensen
Distributed by Nordisk Tonefilm
Release dates
  • 1934 (1934)
Country Denmark
Language Danish

Nøddebo Præstegård (Nøddebo Parsonage) is a 1934 Danish family film Christmas classic directed by George Schnéevoigt and written by frequent collaborator Fleming Lynge with the score by Kai Normann Andersen. The film stars Johannes Meyer and Karin Nellemose.The film was remade in 1974.

The film adaptation was dubbed as Denmark’s favorite Christmas comedy. The counterpart theater play which also bears the same title was first played at Folketeatret, 125 years ago. [1] It was performed more than 1,500 times.


The story revolves around the Christmas adventures of three students in Nøddebo, in the 1860s. [2] Siblings Christopher, Frederick and Nicolai were invited by the local pastor and his wife for the holiday celebration. Christopher and Frederick fell in-love with the daughters of their host family. Nicolai, however, wooed the girls and felt distraught when he found out about his older brothers’ feelings.



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