Louisette in Amsterdam is part of the film Van Boerin tot Ster.
During his summer holiday, an artist falls in love with a Dutch girl. He finds in one of the local fishermen a serious rival, and, when opportunity offers, does not scruple to get him into serious trouble. But the artist reckons without a third party, who not only clears the innocent fisherman, but shows the artist in his true colours.
Documentary about the inhabitants of Volendam.
Shots of Volendam, Urk, Spakenburg, and Marken were very popular in the early years of film. These villages had much to offer filmically, including their special traditional costumes, picturesque houses, and a charming fishing harbour. In an age where romance and strong traditions were still very much alive, towns like this stirred the imagination. In this film, the Volendammers get a chance to show what they can do.
Documentary about Volendam in winter.
Poetic feature about the last Dutch horse-drawn barge making a journey through the landscape of Holland with its mills and canals. A man is leading the horse along the tow-path.
Social drama about the drainage of the Zuiderzee and its consequences for the local fishing industry.
The period shown is 1572; the peasants of Holland are rising to throw off the Spanish yoke.
In 1619, the celebrated Dutch diplomat Hugo de Groot suffers disgrace and is condemned to prison for life. His escape is effected through the devotion of his wife, Maria van Reigersbergen.
Juultje, the prettiest girl in Volendam, is the daughter of Barendse, the honest but strict owner of the café "The Black Horse".