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Rebecca (27-Mar-1940)

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Writers: Robert E. Sherwood; Joan Harrison; Philip MacDonald; Michael Hogan

From novel: Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

Music by: Franz Waxman

Producer: David O. Selznick

Keywords: Mystery, Thriller, Romantic Drama

A widowed aristocrat and young woman marry, but she finds the memory of her predecessor, Rebecca, looming over the estate and its staff. Captivating gothic thriller is Hitchcock's first American picture. Winner of Oscars for Best Picture and Best Cinematography, and received nominations for nine additional Oscars.

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Judith Anderson
Actor
10-Feb-1897 3-Jan-1992 Rebecca
Florence Bates
Actor
15-Apr-1888 31-Jan-1954 The Moon and Sixpence
Nigel Bruce
Actor
14-Feb-1895 8-Oct-1953 Played Rathbone's Dr. Watson
Leo G. Carroll
Actor
25-Oct-1892 16-Oct-1972 Waverly on The Man From U.N.C.L.E.
Gladys Cooper
Actor
18-Dec-1888 17-Nov-1971 My Fair Lady
Melville Cooper
Actor
15-Oct-1896 31-Mar-1973 The Adventures of Robin Hood
Reginald Denny
Actor
20-Nov-1891 16-Jun-1967 English actor and RC airplane popularizer
Joan Fontaine
Actor
22-Oct-1917 15-Dec-2013 Suspicion
Laurence Olivier
Actor
22-May-1907 11-Jul-1989 Shakespearean actor
George Sanders
Actor
3-Jul-1906 25-Apr-1972 The Saint Strikes Back
C. Aubrey Smith
Actor
21-Jul-1863 20-Dec-1948 The Four Feathers

CAST

starring
Laurence Olivier   ...   Maxim de Winter
Joan Fontaine   ...   Mrs. de Winter
with
George Sanders   ...   Jack Favell
Judith Anderson   ...   Mrs. Danvers
Gladys Cooper   ...   Beatrice Lacy
and
Nigel Bruce   ...   Maj. Giles Lacy
Reginald Denny   ...   Frank Crawley
C. Aubrey Smith   ...   Col. Julyan
Melville Cooper   ...   Coroner
Florence Bates   ...   Mrs. Van Hopper
Leonard Carey   ...   Ben
Leo G. Carroll   ...   Dr. Baker
Edward Fielding   ...   Frith
Lumsden Hare   ...   Tabb
Forrester Harvey   ...   Chalcroft
Philip Winter   ...   Robert

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