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Hitchcock's Rebecca

The Telegraph has published interesting details on the clash between director Alfred Hitchcock and David Selznick when Hitchcock filmed duMaurier's famous novel, Rebecca. The film stars Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, Judith Anderson and George Sanders, all of British background. The images of Manderley which open the movie are dark and the very last sentence spoken by Olivier in Monte Carlo is infuriating, but you begin to see how Hitchcock responded to Selznick's demands.

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