Based on the Gothic romance novel by Daphne Du Maurier, Rebecca is a classic tale of love and hate. Maxim De Winter marries a woman half his age only a year after his first wife, the ... See full summary »
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 The Second Mrs. de Winter (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Mrs. Van Hopper (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Jack Favell (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Frank Crawley (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Giles (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Ben (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Rebecca (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Frith (2 episodes, 1997)
Jonathan Stokes ...
 Robert (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Clarice (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Nurse (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Hairdresser (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Mr. Baker (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Coroner (2 episodes, 1997)
Anthony Bate ...
 Colonel Julyan (2 episodes, 1997)
Patrick Romer ...
 Harbourmaster (2 episodes, 1997)
Robin Soans ...
 Tabb (2 episodes, 1997)
Zulema Dene ...
 Tudor Lady (2 episodes, 1997)
David Webb ...
 Nelson (2 episodes, 1997)
Michael Wynne ...
 Napoleon (2 episodes, 1997)
Frank Doherty ...
 Oldest Gardener (2 episodes, 1997)
Jean Anderson ...
 Grandma (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Maxim de Winter (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Beatrice (2 episodes, 1997)
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 Mrs. Danvers (2 episodes, 1997)
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Based on the Gothic romance novel by Daphne Du Maurier, Rebecca is a classic tale of love and hate. Maxim De Winter marries a woman half his age only a year after his first wife, the beautiful and accomplished Rebecca, dies. She finds herself in an aristocratic social world her middle class upbringing did not prepare her for, and housekeeper Mrs Danvers despises her for taking her darling Rebecca's place. But these are not the only problems to face... Written by <rosie@ihug.co.nz>

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Emilia Fox's mother, Joanna David played the same role (Mrs. De Winter) 19 years earlier, in the Rebecca (1979). See more »

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Emilia Fox has both ears pierced, twice, in each ear lobe, and this was clearly visible while portraying the character of the second Mrs de Winter, even though she only had one pair of earrings in at a time. In the 1920s piercing the ear multiple times was unheard of, and did not come into fashion until the 1980s. See more »

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Maxim de Winter: "... let him chase his own tail if he wants to, it's something dogs do."
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Version of Broadway Television Theatre: Rebecca (1952) See more »

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Tea for Two
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Music by Vincent Youmans
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Love this version!
5 September 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I appreciated the romantic aspect of this version, even if it may not have followed the spirit of the book entirely. Maybe that is because I think Charles Dance is hot, and any chance I have to see him in a romantic situation is OK with me! On the whole, I think this "Rebecca" is very good - and stands its ground along side Hitchcock - not as a comparison, but as a different approach. I did get the British version (I have a region-free player) because the PBS version cut out 18 minutes. I do believe the British version (with the honeymoon scene) may have been shown originally on Masterpiece Theatre, but in the US release DVD, it (along with a couple other scenes I like) were cut. Glad to have that region-free player!!


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