Wednesday, December 7, 2011

OLDIE GOLDIES: Rebecca (1940)

This week's selection for Oldie Goldies is Alfred Hitchcock's "Rebecca". What a creepy film! He really knows how to create tension. The film was an Oscar success, taking home the trophies for Best Picture and Best Cinematography. It was also nominated for Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Supporting Actress, Best Art Direction, Best Director, Best Visual Effects, Best Editing, Best Original Score and Best Screenplay.

Classic Quote
"Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again."

Classic Scene

Classic Characters
Maxim de Winter (Laurence Olivier)

Mrs. de Winter (Joan Fontaine)

Mrs. Danvers

Classic Costumes

Rebecca (Suite) - Franz Waxman by Various Artists - Silva Screen Records on Grooveshark
Classic Music

Did you know?
Since the 1940s, and according to the Dictionary of the Spanish Language of the Royal Spanish Academy, the word Rebeca in Spanish stands for the kind of cardigan used by Joan Fontaine in the film.

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