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Rebecca

Rebecca

Broadcast: 21st January 1945
Added: Jan 21 2011

Matinee Theater brings you Daphne du Maurier’s Rebecca featuring Gertrude Warner as the second Mrs De Winter, Blanch Yurka as Mrs Danvers and Martin Gabel as Maxim.

When a young lady in her paid employment of companion to a rich old lady meets and marries wealthy Maxim De Winters in Monte Carlo they move into his family mansion, Manderley. However his housekeeper Mrs Danvers is constantly comparing her to the first Mrs De Winters, Rebecca who had died the previous year. Mrs Danvers makes the new Mrs De Winter’s life a misery but Mr De Winter’s is hiding a dark secret about his first wife Rebecca.

Written by: Daphne du Maurier (1938)

Adapted by: Jean Holloway