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Schalcken the Painter (1979)

Can Schalcken save his love, Rose, from the clutches of a ghastly suitor before it is too late?

Director:

Leslie Megahey

Writers:

Paul Humfress (script associate), Sheridan Le Fanu (based on a story by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview:
Jeremy Clyde Jeremy Clyde ... Godfried Schalken
Maurice Denham ... Gerrit Dou
Cheryl Kennedy Cheryl Kennedy ... Rose
John Justin ... Vanderhausen
Ann Tirard ... Brothel Madam
Anthony Sharp ... Gentleman
Val Penny Val Penny ... Lesbia
Roy Evans Roy Evans ... Coachman
Eric Francis Eric Francis ... Goldsmith
Charles Gray ... Narrator
Victor Dear Victor Dear ... Manservant
Rosemary Jenner Rosemary Jenner ... Maidservant
Amanda Carlson Amanda Carlson ... Francoise
Helena Clayton Helena Clayton ... Hendrijke
Charles Stewart Charles Stewart ... Rembrandt
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Can Schalcken save his love, Rose, from the clutches of a ghastly suitor before it is too late?

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Drama | Fantasy | Horror

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

23 December 1979 (UK) See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.33 : 1
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Trivia

Vincent Price was a front runner for The Narrator. Peter Cushing was offered The Narrator but rejected the project as distasteful. See more »

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Coranto
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Music by William Byrd
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Love to see it again
18 April 2003 | by gbrackSee all my reviews

I agree entirely that Schalken the Painter should be released on video/DVD. I have raved about it for over 20 years to my family, none of whom has had the opportunity to judge for themselves.

And it's such a shame that Cheryl Kennedy has not been seen on screen for much of that time. The narration of Charles Gray is beautifully judged and the interiors are stunningly lit.


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