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Title Rebecca [videorecording] / a Selznick International presents ; produced by David O. Selznick ; screen play by Robert E. Sherwood and Joan Harrison ; adaptation by Philip MacDonald and Michael Hogan ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock.

Publication Info. [New York, New York] : The Criterion Collection, [2017]
1 hold on first copy returned of 4 copies


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library DVD    REB    Available
 GDL Central Library DVD    REB    Available
 PAS Allendale Branch DVD    REB    Staff Reported Missing
 PAS Central Library DVD    REB    DUE 08-03-20
2 copies being processed for GDL Central Library DVD.
Edition Two-DVD special edition.
Description 2 videodiscs (130 min.) : DVD video, sound, black and white ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 booklet (36 pages : illustrations ; 19 cm)
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Physical Medium 4 3/4 in.
stamping rdapm
DVD video 4 3/4 in. rda
Description digital optical mono Dolby Digital 1.0 rda
NTSC rda
video file DVD video region 1 rda
Motion pictures lcgft
Motion picture lcsh
Series The Criterion collection ; 135
Criterion collection ; 135.
System Details DVD, region 1, full screen (1.33:1) presentation; Dolby Digital monaural.
Language English dialogue; English subtitles for the deaf and hard of hearing (SDH).
Cast Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders, Judith Anderson, Nigel Bruce, Reginald Denny, C. Aubrey Smith, Gladys Cooper, Florence Bates, Melville Cooper, Leo G. Carroll, Leonard Carey, Lumsden Hare, Edward Fielding, Philip Winter, Forrester Harvey.
Credits Director of photography, George Barnes; music by Franz Waxman; editor, Hal C. Kern; art direction by Lyle Wheeler.
Note Originally released as a motion picture in 1940.
Based on the novel by Daphne Du Maurier.
Summary A young woman who believes she has found her heart's desire when she marries the dashing aristocratic widower Maxim de Winter. But upon moving to Manderley, her groom's baroque ancestral mansion, she soon learns that his deceased wife's memory haunts not only the home but the temperamental, brooding Maxim as well.
Audience MPAA rating: Not rated.
Note Special features: disc one: Commentary from 1990 by film scholar Leonard J. Leff; new conversation between film critic and author Molly Haskell and scholar Patricia White; Making-of-documentary from 2007; Theatrical release trailer; isolated music and effects track -- disc two: new interview with film historian Craig Barron on Rebecca's visual effects; Daphne du Maurier: in the footsteps of Rebecca, a 2016 French television documentary; Footage of screen, hair, makeup, and costume tests for actors Joan Fontaine, Anne Baxter, Vivien Leigh, Margaret Sullivan, and Loretta Young; Casting gallery with notes by director Alfred Hitchcock and producer David O. Selznick; Hitchcock interviewed by Tom Snyder on a 1973 episode of NBC's Tomorrow; Tomorrow interview with Fontaine from 1980; Audio interviews from 1986 with actor Judith Anderson and Fontaine; Three radio versions of Rebecca, from 1938, 1944, and 1950, including Orson Welles's adaptation of the novel for the Mercury Theater; Theatrical release trailer. Container booklet includes an essay "Welcome to the Haunted House" by critic and Selznick biographer David Thompson and selected Selznick production correspondence, including with Hitchcock.
Contents disc one. Feature film, bonus features -- disc two. Bonus materials.
Awards Academy Award, 1941: Best cinematography, black-and-white; Best picture
Subject 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.
Man-woman relationships -- Drama.
Widowers -- Drama.
Genre/Form Thrillers (Motion pictures).
Film adaptations.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
Added Author Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980, film director.
Selznick, David O., 1902-1965, film producer.
Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955, screenwriter.
MacDonald, Philip, screenwriter.
Hogan, Michael, 1893-1977, screenwriter.
Harrison, Joan, 1907-1994, screenwriter.
Barnes, George, 1892-1953, director of photography.
Waxman, Franz, 1906-1967, composer (expression)
Kern, Hal C, editor of moving image work.
Wheeler, Lyle, 1905-1990, art director.
Olivier, Laurence, 1907-1989, actor.
Fontaine, Joan, 1917-2013, actor.
Sanders, George, 1906-1972, actor.
Anderson, Judith, 1897-1992, actor.
Bruce, Nigel, 1895-1953, actor.
Denny, Reginald, 1891-1967, actor.
Smith, C. Aubrey (Charles Aubrey), 1863-1948, actor.
Cooper, Gladys, 1888-1971, actor.
Bates, Florence, 1888-1954, actor.
Cooper, Melville, 1896-1973, actor.
Carroll, Leo G., 1886-1972, actor.
Carey, Leonard, 1887-1977, actor.
Fielding, Edward, 1875-1945, actor.
Winter, Philip, actor.
Harvey, Forrester, 1884-1945, actor.
Motion picture adaptation of (work): Du Maurier, Daphne, 1907-1989. Rebecca
Selznick International Pictures, production company.
Criterion Collection (Firm), publisher.
Added Title Rebecca (Motion picture)
ISBN 9781681433509
Standard No. 715515203418
Music No. CC2800D The Criterion Collection

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