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Mrs. Danvers (Character)
from Rebecca (1940)

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Rebecca -- When a naive young woman marries a rich widower and settles in his gigantic mansion, she finds the memory of the first wife maintaining a grip on her husband and the servants.

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Biography:
Mrs. Danvers is the sinister housekeeper at Manderley... See more »
Alternate Names:
Signora Danvers

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  1. Rebecca, la prima moglie (2008) (TV) Played by Mariangela Melato (as Signora Danvers)

  2. Rebecca (1997) (TV) Played by Diana Rigg

  3. "Rebecca"
        - Episode #1.4 (1979) TV episode, Played by Anna Massey
        - Episode #1.3 (1979) TV episode, Played by Anna Massey
        - Episode #1.2 (1979) TV episode, Played by Anna Massey
        - Episode #1.1 (1979) TV episode, Played by Anna Massey

  4. Rebecca (1969) (TV) Played by Elena Zareschi (as Signora Danvers)
  5. Rebecca (1962) (TV) Played by Nina Foch

  6. "H.M. Tennent Globe Theatre"
        - Rebecca (1956) TV episode, Played by Mary Kerridge
  7. "BBC Sunday-Night Theatre"
        - Rebecca (1954) TV episode, Played by Sonia Dresdel
  8. "Robert Montgomery Presents"
        - Rebecca (1950) TV episode, Played by Edith King

  9. "The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse"
    ... aka "The Philco Television Playhouse" - USA (original title)
    ... aka "Arena Theatre" - USA (new title)
    ... aka "Repertory Theatre" - USA (new title)
        - Rebecca (1948) TV episode, Played by Florence Reed
  10. Rebecca (1947) (TV) Played by Dorothy Black
  11. Rebecca (1940) Played by Judith Anderson

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From Rebecca (1940)
Mrs. Danvers: [just as the second Mrs. de Winter reaches for the door] You wouldn't think she'd been gone so long, would you? Sometimes, when I walk along the corridor, I fancy I hear her just behind me. That quick light step, I couldn't mistake it anywhere. It's not only in this room, it's in all the rooms in the house. I can almost hear it now.
[turns to the petrified second Mrs. de Winter]
Mrs. Danvers: Do you think the dead come back and watch the living?
The Second Mrs. de Winter: [sobbing] N-no, I don't believe it.
Mrs. Danvers: Sometimes, I wonder if she doesn't come back here to Manderley, to watch you and Mr. de Winter together. You look tired. Why don't you stay here a while and rest, and listen to the sea? It's so soothing. Listen to it.
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