Rebecca (1940)

Saturday Feb 17, 2018

423 Central Ave NW
Albuquerque, NM 87102
US

Phone: 768-3522
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A woman falls in love with the wealthy Maxim de Winter. When they return to his large estate in Cornwall, Mrs. de Winter discovers that his first wife, Rebecca, has a strange hold on everyone at the estate.

Books to the Big Screen: Rebecca (1940)

A shy ladies' companion, staying in Monte Carlo with her stuffy employer, meets the wealthy Maxim de Winter. She and Max fall in love, marry and return to Manderley, his large country estate in Cornwall. Max is still troubled by the death of his first wife, Rebecca, in a boating accident the year before. The second Mrs. de Winter clashes with the housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers, and discovers that Rebecca still has a strange hold on everyone at Manderley.Written by Col Needham

2 hour 10min

Stars: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine, George Sanders

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Writers: Daphne Du Maurier (celebrated novel),Robert E. Sherwood (screen play)

See also: Reel World

Better Than the Book?

Reel World

The ABQ-BernCo. Public Library returns to the historic KiMo Theatre for its annual Books to the Big Screen film series. The subject of this year’s series is British romantic novelist Daphne du Maurier. The literary action gets going on Thursday, Feb. 15 with the 1952 adaptation of My Cousin Rachel. Richard Burton stars as a young man who plots revenge against the beguiling woman (Olivia de Havilland) he believes married and murdered his cousin. On Friday, Feb. 16 it’s the 1959 version of The Scapegoat. Sir Alec Guinness stars as an English schoolteacher who meets his lookalike, a French count, and unwillingly swaps identities with him. Bette Davis co-stars in this twisty thriller. On Feb. 17, it’s Alfred Hitchcock’s 1940 film Rebecca. Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine star in this version of du Maurier’s most famous tale about a bride tormented by the memory of her husbands’ dead first wife. All films start at 7pm and are free to the public. The KiMo Theatre is located at 423 Central Ave. NW. For more info go to kimotickets.com.

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