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Rebecca /

by Olivier, Laurence; Hitchcock, Alfred [director.]; Olivier, Laurence [actor.]; Fontaine, Joan [actor.]; Sanders, George [actor.]; Du Maurier, Daphne.
Material type: materialTypeLabelVisual materialSeries: Criterion collection (DVD videodiscs): 135.Publisher: Criterion Collection Inc ; Publisher: New York, NY : Criterion Collection, [2017]Description: 2 videodiscs (130 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.. Booklet 36 pages included inside.ISBN: 9781681433509 : DVD; 1681433508 : DVD.Language note: In English with optional English subtitles.Uniform titles: Rebecca (Motion picture).Subject(s): Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989 -- Film adaptations | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Ghosts -- Drama | Detective and mystery films | Thrillers (Motion pictures) | Film adaptations | Feature films | Fiction filmsCast: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson, Gladys Cooper, Nigel Bruce.Summary: A shy young bride is neglected by her morose husband who seems to be still obsessed with his deceased first wife.Other editions: Reproduction of (manifestation):: Rebecca
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A young woman who believes she has found her heart's desire when she marries the dashing aristocratic widower Maxim de Winter. But upon moving to Manderley, her groom's baroque ancestral mansion, she soon learns that his deceased wife haunts not only the home but the temperamental, brooding Maxim as well.

Originally released as a motion picture in 1940.

Based on the novel by Daphne Du Maurier.

Mono, full screen 1.33:1.

Essay by critic and Selznick biographer David Thomson and selected Selznick production correspondence, including with Hitchcock, in container.

Features: audio commentary from 1990 featuring film scholar Leonard J. Leff; isolated music and effects track; new conversation between film critic and author Molly Haskell and scholar Patricia White; new interview with film historian Craig Barron on Rebecca's visual effects; Daphne du Maurier : in the footsteps of Rebecca (2016) French television documentary; making-of documentary from 2007; footage of screen, hair, makeup, and costume tests for actors Joan Fontaine, Anne Baxter, Vivien Leigh, Margaret Sullavan, and Loretta Young; casting gallery with notes by director Alfred Hitchcock and producer David O. Selznick; Hitchcock interviewed by Tom Snyder on a 1973 episode of NBC's Tomorrow; Tomorrow interview with Fontaine from 1980; audio interviews from1986 with actor Judith Anderson and Fontaine; three radio versions of Rebecca, from 1938, 1941, and 1950, including Orson Welles's adaptation of the novel for the Mercury Theatre; theatrical re-release trailer.

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Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson, Gladys Cooper, Nigel Bruce.

A shy young bride is neglected by her morose husband who seems to be still obsessed with his deceased first wife.

MPAA rating: Not rated.

For private home use only.

In English with optional English subtitles.

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Du Maurier's novel, from 1940. © Copyright 2017. Library Journals LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of Media Source, Inc. No redistribution permitted.

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