While he was working on GONE WITH THE WIND, producer David O. Selznick hired Alfred Hitchcock to begin work on an adaptation of the Daphne du Maurier novel "Rebecca." Joan Fontaine stars as the "second Mrs. de Winter," who, after a happy honeymoon with husband Laurence Olivier, has difficulty settling in at his gothic manor, and is not helped by creepy housekeeper Judith Anderson, whose devotion to the departed Mrs. de Winter borders on madness. Eleven Oscar® nominations and two wins: Best Picture (Selznick's second in a row) and Cinematography. DIR Alfred Hitchcock; SCR Robert E. Sherwood, Joan Harrison, Philip MacDonald, Michael Hogan, from the novel by Daphne du Maurier; PROD David O. Selznick. U.S., 1940, b&w, 130 min. NOT RATED
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