Main title from Rebecca (1940) (3)


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| Film | | USA | B&W | 2h 10min |
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
Photo of Rebecca (1940) (1) featuring 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
Leo G Carroll
Dr Baker
Leonard Carey
Lumsden Hare
Edward Fielding
Philip Winter
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News (1)

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.



Alfred Hitchcock


(celebrated novel)
(screen play)

Production company

Selznick International Pictures

Pictures (2)

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