Rembrandt

Rembrandt (1936)

This character study joins the painter at the height of his fame in 1642, when his adored wife suddenly dies and his work takes a dark, sardonic turn that offends his patrons. By 1656, he is bankrupt but consoles himself with the company of pretty maid Hendrickje, whom he's unable to marry. Their relationship brings ostracism but also some measure of happiness. The final scenes find him in his last year, 1669, physically enfeebled but his spirit undimmed.

Writing:
  • Carl Zuckmayer
  • June Head
Directing:
  • Alexander Korda
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  • Release Date: 1936-11-06
  • Language: English
  • Country: GB
  • Runtime: 85

Roger Livesey

Beggar Saul

John Clements

Govaert Flinck

Elsa Lanchester

Hendrickje Stoffels

Herbert Lomas

Harmenzs van Rijn

Skelton Knaggs

Undetermined Secondary Rôle (uncredited)

Charles Laughton

Rembrandt van Rijn

Gertrude Lawrence

Geertje Dirx

Edward Chapman

Fabrizius

Walter Hudd

Capt. Banning Cocq

Allan Jeayes

Dr. Tulp

Abraham Sofaer

Dr. Menasseh

Marius Goring

Baron Leivens (uncredited)

Austin Trevor

Marquis de Grand Coeur

Jack Livesey

Journeyman

John Turnbull

Minister

Evelyn Ankers

Party Girl (uncredited)

Frederick Burtwell

Saskia’s Brother (uncredited)

Robert Cochran

Undetermined Secondary Rôle (uncredited)

Rex Evans

Civil Guardsman (uncredited)

Wilfrid Hyde-White

Civil Guardsman (uncredited)

Alexander Knox

Ludwick’s Assistant (uncredited)

George Merritt

Church Warden (uncredited)

Charles Paton

Burgher at Auction (uncredited)

Hay Petrie

Jeweller (uncredited)
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