Not Rated | | Drama, Mystery, Romance
David O. Selznick was concerned with both stars' performances. He asked Hitchcock to speed up Laurence Olivier's reactions, which he thought were being played too slowly, and slow down his line readings, even asking the director to make sure the leading man knew what the lines ... ...
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?
When Mrs. Danvers draws open the draperies in Rebecca's room, she tugs very slightly at the draw cord causing the huge drapes to open several feet.
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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