Amsterdam: Rembrandt Theater (new)

Country: Netherlands (Nederland)
Province: Noord-Holland
City: Amsterdam
Location: Rembrandtplein 21-23

Built 1937 for UFA cinemas on the site of the former Rembrandt Theater. Opened 27 Nov 1937. Named in honour of the Dutch painter, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669). From 1940, mainly used for Nazi propaganda movies. Destroyed by a fire on 25/26 Jan 1943, due to arson by the Dutch resistance.

[The site is currently occupied by a hotel, see 2008 photo.]

Amsterdam: Rembrandt Theater Picture: second building from the right: Rembrandt Theater
Front Text: "Rembrandtsplein Amsterdam", inscription: "Ufa", poster: advertising the 1942 film "Viel Lärm um Nixi" (as "Veel Lawai om Nixi")
Handwritten Reverse Text: dated 16 Oct 1947
Publisher: Sparo, Rotterdam
Type: Real Photo
Size: Classic
Sent:. to Rochlice u Liberce (Czech Republic) [stamp and postmark removed]

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