Monday, December 20, 2021

RIP Henk van der Linden


Dutch filmmaker Henk van der Linden died on December 18, 2021 in Tudden, Germany. He was 96. Henk made around 80 children’s films mostly based on well-known youth literature. He had his entire family, wife and kids, involved in various roles before and behind the camera. His film “New Adventures of Dik Tom set a record mentioned in the Guinness Book of Records as it ran for 28 consecutive years. He was knighted in the Order of Netherlands Lion in 2020. Henk produced, directed, wrote, photographed, acted in, edited and composed the music for two Euro-westerns: Adventures in the West” (1963) and “Indian Attack in Death Pass” (1967).

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