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Rembrandt (1942)



Cast overview, first billed only:
Ewald Balser ... Rembrandt
Hertha Feiler ... Saskia van Rijn
Gisela Uhlen ... Hendrickje Stoffels
Elisabeth Flickenschildt ... Geertje Dierks
Theodor Loos ... Jan Six
Aribert Wäscher Aribert Wäscher ... Saskias Verwandter Ujlenburgh
Paul Henckels ... Radierer Seeghers
Hildegard Grethe Hildegard Grethe ... Frau Seeghers
Wilfried Seyferth Wilfried Seyferth ... Ulricus Vischer
Paul Rehkopf Paul Rehkopf ... Bruder Adriaen
Rolf Weih ... Schüler Eeckhout
Clemens Hasse Clemens Hasse ... Schüler Philip
Helmut Weiss Helmut Weiss ... Schüler Cornelis (as Helmut Weiß)
Heinrich Schroth ... Doktor Tulp
Robert Bürkner Robert Bürkner ... Notar Wilkens


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In the earlier scenes of the movie Rembrandt's son Titus van Rijn is portrayed as a small child who can walk and talk with no problem. However the scene is set in 1641/2 while Titus was born in September 1641, which would make him a child who is one year old or less. At that age children can't do all that. See more »


Rembrandt: [about the painting "The Night Watch"] So you don't like the painting?
Leutnant Ruytenburgh: You want to make fun of us?
Banning Cocq: Rembrandt, explain to us: How could this happen?
Rembrandt: Explain? I am not an explainer. I am a painter.
Leutnant Ruytenburgh: But a miserable one.
Schütze: [to Ruytenburgh] You, be quiet!
Banning Cocq: No, Rembrandt, it is differently. We don't understand what you have painted.
Rembrandt: So you don't understand but you judge. Who gives you the right to judge if you don't understand?
Leutnant Ruytenburgh: Our money.
Rembrandt: Your money, your money. I was expecting this. Your money. So you ...
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10 February 1999 | by J. SteedSee all my reviews

Anti-semitic tendencies set aside, this film is a very strong told and tightly held drama with wonderful photography by Richard Angst. The chiascuro effects of the photograpy and the very good sets amount much to the overall feeling of watching dutch painting of the 17th century.

Steinhoff's management of the actors is brilliant, and Ewald Balser may be a better Rembrant than Charles Laughton.

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Release Date:

17 June 1942 (Germany) See more »

Also Known As:

Ewiger Rembrandt See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Terra-Filmkunst See more »
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Technical Specs


Sound Mix:

Mono (Tobis-Klangfilm)

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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