Daphne du Maurier Daphne du Maurier

Please see disclaimer

Hitchcock's Rebecca film is 80 years old


This week celebrates the 80th anniversary of the first screening of Rebecca, the classic film of Daphne du Maurier's most famous novel.

Produced by David O. Selznick and directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Rebecca was first screened in the United States on 12th April 1940.  It starred Joan Fontaine and Laurence Olivier in the leading roles and has become a black and white classic, watched and enjoyed by millions.



This special anniversary has produced several articles, from across the world, celebrating the film.  Here is one example: https://www.firstpost.com/entertainment/revisiting-manderley-on-rebeccas-80th-anniversary-shadows-suspense-and-subtext-in-hitchcocks-gothic-thriller-8251481.html

<< Back to Current News

Last updated 26th May 2020           Website by WesternWeb Ltd