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Rembrandt

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Directed by Alexander Korda
Produced by Alexander Korda
Written by June Head
Lajos Biró
Carl Zuckmayer (story)
Starring Charles Laughton
Gertrude Lawrence
Elsa Lanchester
Edward Chapman
Music by Geoffrey Toye
Cinematography Georges Périnal
Editing by Francis Lyon
Distributed by London Film Productions
United Artists
Release date(s) 6 November, 1936 (UK)
25 December, 1936 (US)
Running time 85 minutes
Country  United Kingdom
Language English

Rembrandt is a 1936 British biographical film made by London Film Productions of the life of 17th century Dutch painter Rembrandt van Rijn. The film was produced and directed by Alexander Korda from a screenplay by June Head and Lajos Biró based on a story by Carl Zuckmayer. The music score was by Geoffrey Toye and the cinematography by Georges Périnal.

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Cast

Production

Alexander Korda had previously worked with Laughton on the critically successful The Private Life of Henry VIII. Laughton's wife, Elsa Lanchester, has a role in the film as Hendrickje, Rembrandt's maid who also became his lover. In the film she also becomes his wife.

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Bibliography

  • The Great British Films, pp 32 – 35, Jerry Vermilye, 1978, Citadel Press, ISBN 080650661X

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