See Mormon Film: Key Films of the First Wave
Though not the first anti-Mormon film, this is generally credited with starting the anti-Mormon film era that would last over a decade. It was a prestige production with international distribution: at three reels, it was the longest Danish film of 1911 and one of the longest Danish films to that time. The LDS Church in Europe and America struggled, with little avail, to suppress, censor, or disclaim it; essentially their efforts resulted in increased publicity, and hence probably increased the tide of 1912 anti-Mormon films in America. The experience had a positive effect on the Church in that it immediately galvanized Church filmmakers into action (as with the 1913 film One Hundred Years of Mormonism
), and it gave present and future Church leaders increased admiration for the power of motion pictures. Only fragments of the film are known to have survived--about thirty minutes' worth--which have been transferred to 16mm and video and are available in various locations such as the Church Archives in Salt Lake City. --Randy Astle
The film was distributed in America by Great Northern Films, a branch of Nordisk.