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Alfred Hitchcock and cinematographer George Barnes used a technique known as "deep focus photography" in this film. This is one of the few films to use that technique before Citizen Kane (1941). Hitchcock had also used it in his film When Boys Leave Home (1927).
Mrs. de Winter:
Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again.
At the inquest, when Ben begins to testify, the clock reads 11:48. A few minutes later when Mr. de Winter is recalled, it reads 1:53. But then when Mrs de Winter faints, the clock reads 11:48 once again.
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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