Rembrandt (1936)

Lightning steadfastly refused to strike twice for the director/actor team of Alexander Korda and Charles Laughton. Though the pair had scored an international success with the 1933 quasi-biopic The Private Life of Henry VIII, they… More

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Rated: Unrated
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Release Date: December 25, 1936
DVD Release Date: June 19, 2001
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Dennis Schwartz
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

A marvelously spirited and subtle performance by Charles Laughton, as the great 17th-century Dutch painter.

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Sean Axmaker
Turner Classic Movies Online

[Alexander Korda's] direction tends to be stiff and stagy but he showcases his magnificent sets and costumes and his detailed period recreations beautifully.

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Ken Hanke
Mountain Xpress (Asheville, NC)

Largely a basic biopic -- a solid, often stylish and very good-looking biopic, but a biopic all the same.

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Walter M.
[font=Century Gothic]"Rembrandt" starts out in 1642 in Amsterdam where Rembrandt von Rijn(Charles Laughton) is a famous and successful painter living… More
Chris Browning
Another early work of the great Alexander Korda and the second collaboration between him and Charles Laughton. "Rembrandt" didn't quite enjoy… More