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'Rebecca' 1940: Alfred Hitchcock Oscar Winner Returns to Brazilian Screens

'Rebecca' 1940: Joan Fontaine as the 'successor' and Judith Anderson as the creepy lesbian housekeeper, madly in love with her deceased mistress. 'Rebecca' 1940: Alfred Hitchcock Best Picture Oscar winner back on Brazilian screens Based on Daphne Du Maurier's 1938 novel, Alfred Hitchcock's first Hollywood movie, Rebecca (1940), has briefly returned to Brazilian screens in summer 2016. Since yesterday, Aug. 11, restored 2K digital copies of the Best Picture Academy Award winner starring Oscar nominees Laurence Olivier and Joan Fontaine are being presented in 12 Brazilian cities. Handled by the newly formed Celeste, an alternative film distribution company based in the northeastern city of Fortaleza, the screenings are scheduled to last at least one week. Among the cities showing Rebecca […]


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'Rebecca' 1940: Alfred Hitchcock Oscar Winner Returns to Brazilian Screens



Bette Davis DVD Set: From 'The Old Maid' to 'Deception'

The Bette Davis Collection Vol. 3, a DVD box set consisting of six Davis vehicles, will be released on April 1. The six films are The Old Maid (1939), All This and Heaven Too (1940), The Great Lie (1941), In This Our Life (1942), Watch on the Rhine (1943), and Deception (1946). A couple of those are remarkably good films, and all of them offer solid production values and various good-to-great performances – though Davis' own work ranges from passable to awful. The two best films in the lot are The Old Maid and The Great Lie, two unabashed weepies directed by Edmund Goulding. (Who's the subject of an upcoming Q&A on Alt Film Guide.) Miriam Hopkins steals the show […]


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