REBECCA (Aug 24, 1939) Film script, from the novel by Daphne du Maurier


Alfred Hitchcock (director) Los Angeles: Selznick International Pictures, 1939. Vintage original film script, 11 x 8 1/2″ (28 x 22 cm.), printed wrappers, brad bound, mimeograph. 162 pp. Top brad is missing, stamped “TEMPORARY” on front wrapper. With an intact distribution page preceding the script. Overall near fine or better.

The continuity is credited to Hitchcock’s wife, Alma Reville. The screenplay is credited to Joan Harrison, Michael Hogan and Robert Sherwood.

A copious transitional script for Hitchcock’s classic masterpiece.

The movie won the 1940 Academy Award for Best Picture; Sherwood and Harrison were nominated for Best Adapted Screenplay; and Joan Fontaine received a Best Actress nomination for playing the protagonist, the second Mrs. de Winter, referred to in the screenplay simply as “I”.

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