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Rebecca (1940)

NR 130 min - Drama, Mystery, Romance, Thriller - 12 April 1940
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Story of a young woman who marries a fascinating widower only to find out that she must live in the shadow of his former wife, Rebecca, who died mysteriously several years earlier. The young wife must come to grips with the terrible secret of her handsome, cold husband, Max De Winter (Laurence Olivier). She must also deal with the jealous, obsessed Mrs. Danvers (Judith Anderson), the housekeeper, who will not accept her as the mistress of the house.

Director:  Alfred Hitchcock
Stars:  Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson, Nigel Bruce, Reginald Denny, Gladys Cooper, Florence Bates, Leo G. Carroll, Leonard Carey, Lumsden Hare, Edward Fielding, Forrester Harvey, Philip Winter, Alfred Hitchcock, C. Aubrey Smith, Billy Bevan, Gino Corrado, Melville Cooper, Egon Brecher, Leyland Hodgson, Alphonse Martell, William H. O'Brien, Ronald R. Rondell, Phyllis Woodward

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Story of a young woman who marries a fascinating widower only to find out that she must live in the shadow of his former wife, Rebecca, who died mysteriously several years earlier. The young wife must come to grips with the terrible secret of her handsome, cold husband, Max De Winter (Laurence Olivier). She must also deal with the jealous, obsessed Mrs. Danvers (Judith Anderson), the housekeeper, who will not accept her as the mistress of the house.



Tagline: The shadow of this woman darkened their love.

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Language:  English, French
Release Date:  12 April 1940

Box Office

Budget:  $1,288,000
Revenue:  $6,000,000

Company Credits

Production Companies:  Selznick International Pictures

Technical Specs

Runtime:  2 h 10 min

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