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Rebecca / a Selznick International picture ; United Artists ; produced by David O. Selznik ; screen play by Robert E. Sherwood and Joan Harrison ; adaptation by Philip MacDonald and Michael Hogan ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

Selznick, David O., 1902-1965 film producer. (Added Author). Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 screenwriter. (Added Author). Harrison, Joan, 1907-1994 screenwriter. (Added Author). MacDonald, Philip, screenwriter. (Added Author). Hogan, Michael, 1893-1977 screenwriter. (Added Author). Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980 film director. (Added Author). Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989 actor. (Added Author). Fontaine, Joan, 1917-2013 actor. (Added Author). Sanders, George, 1906-1972 actor. (Added Author). Anderson, Judith, 1897-1992 actor. (Added Author). Bates, Florence, 1888-1954 actor. (Added Author). Bruce, Nigel, 1895-1953 actor. (Added Author). Denny, Reginald, 1891-1967 actor. (Added Author). Smith, C. Aubrey (Charles Aubrey), 1863-1948 actor. (Added Author). Cooper, Gladys, 1888-1971 actor. (Added Author). Carroll, Leo G., 1886-1972 actor. (Added Author). Carey, Leonard, 1887-1977 actor. (Added Author). Hare, Lumsden, 1875-1964 actor. (Added Author). Fielding, Edward, 1875-1945 actor. (Added Author). Winter, Philip, actor. (Added Author). Harvey, Forrester, 1884-1945 actor. (Added Author). Cooper, Melville, 1896-1973 actor. (Added Author). Barnes, George, 1892-1953 director of photography. (Added Author). Waxman, Franz, 1906-1967 composer (expression) (Added Author). Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989 (Added Author). Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989 Motion picture adaptation of (work): Rebecca. (Added Author). Selznick International Pictures, production company. (Added Author). United Artists Corporation. (Added Author). Criterion Collection (Firm) (Added Author). Photographer, George Barnes ; editors, Hal C. Kern, James E. Newcom ; music, Franz Waxman. (Cast).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

Current holds

1 current hold with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Detroit Lakes Public Library DVD REB (Text) 33500012823126 Main Available -
Detroit Lakes Public Library DVD REB (Text) 33500012823134 Main Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781681433509
  • ISBN: 0715515203418
  • ISBN: 1559409231
  • ISBN: 9781559409230
  • Physical Description: 2 videodiscs (130 min.) : sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : Criterion Collection, ©2001.

Content descriptions

General Note: Originally released as a motion picture in 1940, based on the novel by Daphne du Maurier.
"Selznick International presents its picturization of Daphne Du Maurier's celebrated novel"--Opening frames.
Special features: Commentary by film scholar Leonard J. Leff ; isolated music and effects track ; screen, hair, makeup and costume tests including Vivien Leigh, Anne Baxter, Loretta Young, Margaret Sullavan and Joan Fontaine ; Hitchcock on Rebecca, excerpts from his conversations with François Truffaut ; phone interviews with Joan Fontaine and Judith Anderson from 1986 ; behind-the-scenes photo gallery ; production correspondence and casting notes ; deleted scenes script excerpts ; 1939 test screening questionnaire ; footage from 1940 Academy Awards ceremony ; re-issue trailer ; three hours of radio show adaptations.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Photographer, George Barnes ; editors, Hal C. Kern, James E. Newcom ; music, Franz Waxman.
Participant or Performer Note: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson, Florence Bates, Nigel Bruce, Reginald Denny, C. Aubrey Smith, Gladys Cooper, Leo G. Carroll, Leonard Carey, Lumsden Hare, Edward Fielding, Philip Winter, Melville Cooper, Forrester Harvey.
Summary, etc.: A young bride is brought by her new husband to his manor house in England. There she finds that the memory of her husband's first wife haunts her, and she tries to discover the secret of that mysterious woman's death.
System Details Note: DVD; Dolby Digital Monoaural.
Language Note: English dialogue with English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing.
Awards Note: Academy Award: Best cinematography, black-and-white; Best picture, 1940.
Subject: Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989 > Film adaptations.
Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989.
De Winter, Maximilian (Fictitious character) > Drama.
De Winter, Mrs. (Fictitious character) > Drama.
Wives > England > Cornwall (County) > Drama.
Wives > Death > Drama.
Country homes > England > Cornwall (County) > Drama.
England > Drama.
Country homes.
De Winter, Maximilian (Fictitious character)
De Winter, Mrs. (Fictitious character)
England > Cornwall (County)
Genre: Fiction films.
Detective and mystery films.
Feature films > United States.
Suspense films.
Film adaptations.
Feature films.
Fiction films.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Detective and mystery films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Feature films.
Film adaptations.
Thrillers (Motion pictures)
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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