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Bert Haanstra (1916–1997)

Bert Haanstra was born on May 31, 1916 in Holten, Overijssel, Netherlands as Albert Haanstra. He was a director and writer, known for National Geographic Specials (1965), Mirror of Holland (1950) and Glas (1958). He was married to Angenieta Barendiena Wijtmans. He died on October 23, 1997 in Hilversum, Noord-Holland, Netherlands. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 9 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »

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Mirror of Holland
(1950)
Glas
Glas Director
(1958)
Zoo
Zoo Director
(1962)

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 1968 Bridges in Holland (Documentary short) (co-director - uncredited)
 1967 Retour Madrid (Short)
 1962 Zoo (Short documentary)
 1958 Glas (Documentary short)
 1958 Over glas gesproken (Documentary short)
 1957 Rembrandt: Painter of Man (Documentary short)
 1955 En de zee was niet meer (Short)
 1955 God Shiva (Documentary short)
 1955 Strijd zonder einde (Documentary short)
 1954 De opsporing van Aardolie (Short)
 1954 De verkenningsboring (Short)
 1954 Het olieveld (Documentary short)
 1954 Ontstaan en Vergaan (Short)
 1952 The Dike Builders (Documentary short)
 1951 Medieval Dutch Sculpture (Documentary short)
 1951 Panta Rhei (Short)
 1950 Mirror of Holland (Documentary short)
 1950 Boer Pietersen schoot in de roos (Short) (co-director - uncredited)
 1948 The Muider Group Revived (Documentary short)
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He gave an interview to The Guardian, with John Player. It's a sound-recorded interview, conducted at The National Film Theatre of Great-Britain. Year is unknown. See more »

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1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 9 Articles | See more »
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In 1996 Bert Haanstra was name-giver and first winner of the 'Bert Haanstra Ouvre Prijs', he got the price from: Het Nederlands Fonds voor Film(The Dutch Funds for Movies). See more »

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