Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, Romance
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. Edythe Van Hopper:
Most girls would give their eyes for the chance to see Monte!
Maxim de Winter: Wouldn't that RATHER defeat the purpose?
The word pamplemousse (French for grapefruit) is incorrectly spelled as 'pamplemouse' in the Princesse Hotel Monte Carlo menu toward the beginning of the film.
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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