Main title from Rebecca (1940) (3)

Rebecca

(1940)

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| Film | USA | B&W | 2h 10min |
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| Stars: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders | Director: Alfred Hitchcock

The naïve young second wife of a Cornish landowner is haunted by the image of his glamorous first wife, Rebecca

Cast (15)

British actor, Laurence Olivier, with a small moustache wears a dark suit and herringbone tie
‘Maxim’ de Winter
Joan Fontaine
Mrs de Winter
Rebecca (1940) photo (1) | George Sanders
George Sanders
Jack Favell
Judith Anderson
Mrs Danvers
Nigel Bruce
Major Giles Lacy
Reginald Denny
Frank Crawley
C Aubrey Smith
Colonel Julyan
Gladys Cooper
Beatrice Lacy
Florence Bates
Mrs Van Hopper
Melville Cooper
Coroner
Leo G Carroll
Dr Baker
Leonard Carey
Ben
Lumsden Hare
Tabbs
Edward Fielding
Frith
Philip Winter
Robert
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News

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Overlooking the Cornish cliffs, the open-air Minack Theatre near Porthcurno, Cornwall.  Used as as backdrop in Love Story (1944).

Cornwall on the big and small screen featured in new article

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Hideaways holiday cottages publishes an article about Cornwall’s contribution to British film history.

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Pictures

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Photo of Rebecca (1940) (1) featuring George Sanders
Main title from Rebecca (1940) (3)

Production

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Alfred Hitchcock
Director
Daphne Du Maurier
Writer (celebrated novel)
Robert E Sherwood
Writer (screen play)

Companies

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Selznick International Pictures
Production company