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Another factor slowing down production was Alfred Hitchcock's refusal to rehearse while the crew was setting up lights. He claimed he found the noise distracting, even though rehearsing during camera set-ups was standard Hollywood practice.
Maxim de Winter:
I knew where Rebecca's body was, lying on that cabin floor on the bottom of the sea.
Mrs. de Winter: How did you know, Maxim?
Maxim de Winter: Because... I put it there.
When Reginald Denny's character is in the study with Joan Fontaine's character he pulls out a file folder from a file cabinet and it's in the American format for 8.5 x 11 inches rather than the English A4 size. A4 is a bit narrower but longer than the US letter size standard and its paper would not fit the file folder Denny is holding.
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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