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The Great Danish from Denmark

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495 (16mm)
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Library and Archives Canada: 16mm.
"This film takes place in Denmark and shows the annual festival celebrating childhood. Hans Christian Anderson is featured. Lastly, 118 varieties of pasteries are referenced. We learn how to make spandeurs, slojfers, and cretes."

"Shot on loaction in Copenhagen and in the fishing village of Dragor, the film shows Vivian Merrill, Director of the Robin Hood Kitchens, visting such well-known attractions as the 'little Mermaid' statue in Copenhagen Harbor, Elsinore castle, scene of Shakespeare's Hamlet and the famous Tivoli Gardens. Visits to two of Copenhagen's best-known restuarants and to the flight kitchens of SAS Scandinavian Airlines are inculded, where Chef Erik Eisenhardt demonstrates how real Danish is made, and also the forming of three different kinds of Danish pastry."