Schalcken the Painter, DVD


Made-for-TV fantasy horror based on the ghost story by Irish writer Sheridan Le Fanu.

Would-be young artist Godfried Schalcken (Jeremy Clyde) is in love with Rose (Cheryl Kennedy), the niece of his benefactor Gerrit Dou (Maurice Denham).

However, a mysterious stranger appears and buys Rose's hand in marriage.

They get married in a Rotterdam church but when Schalcken later goes to check on Rose's well-being he learns that the couple have not been seen since their wedding day...


  • Format: DVD
  • Region: 2
  • Certification: (15)
  • EAN: 5035673011843
  • Catalogue number: BFIB1184
  • Studio: BFI
  • Release date:
  • Genre: Drama
  • Colour: Colour


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