German-Speaking Emigrés
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Title of the Film REMBRANDT
Alternative Titles  
English Titles  
Year of Release 1936
Country of Origin UK
Language(s) English
Run Time (in minutes) 85
Length (in meters) 2413
Colour b/w
Genre Biopic
Based on/Source  
Production Companies London Film Productions
Producer(s) Alexander Korda
Director Alexander Korda
Cast Charles Laughton, Gertrude Lawrence, Elsa Lanchester, Edward Chapman, Roger Livesey, Meinhart Maur
Literature Film-Start (Vienna), 15 August 1936
C. T. J.: Besuch bei REMBRANDT. Mein Film, 4 September 1936
Picturegoer Weekly, 10 October 1936
Times, 5 November 1936
Jewish Chronicle, 6 November 1936
Pariser Tageszeitung, 11 November 1936
Film Weekly, 14 November 1936
Spectator, 20 November 1936 (Graham Greene)
Punch, 25 November 1936
Monthly Film Bulletin, November 1936
New York Times, 3 December 1936
London Mercury, December 1936
World Film News, December 1936
Picturegoer Weekly, 8 May 1937
Palestine Post, 9 November 1937
Anthony Lejeune (ed.): The C.A. Lejeune Film Reader. Manchester: Carcanet, 1991.
Special notes Screenplay by Carl Zuckmayer, Lajos Biro, June Head and Arthur Wimperis
Art director: Vincent Korda
"Alexander Korda, whom no one can accuse of lack of courage, has given us something quite new in cinema - a spiritual adventure." (C. A. Lejeune)

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