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Due to the success of this film in Spain, the specific jackets that Joan Fontaine wears during the film began to be known as "rebecas". The word "rebeca" is still used nowadays to refer to this item of clothing.
Oh, you've moved her brush, haven't you?
Mrs. Danvers: There, that's better. Just as she always laid it down. "Come on, Danny, hair drill," she would say.
Mrs. Danvers: And I'd stand behind her like this and brush away for twenty minutes at a time.
Mrs. Danvers: Then she would say, "Good ...
In the outside take of Manderley seen in the scene where the Narrator stares at one window being closed, it's a miniature, as is the 'Mrs Danvers' dummy dressed in black. You can realize this by the motion of the window as it's being closed, not in a continuous way, but by little fast jumps, which look too unreal.
The original 1940 credits read "Selznick International presents its picturization of Daphne Du Maurier's 'Rebecca'". The credits on the re-issue version read "The Selznick Studio presents its production of Daphne Du Maurier's 'Rebecca'".
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