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Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Alfred Hitchcock's "Rebecca"

Tonight @ the Charles Allis Art Museum

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Often the classic films the Charles Allis Art Museum screens are of the slightly obscure variety, but tonight’s selection is familiar to most film lovers: It’s Rebecca, the 1940 psychological thriller that won director Alfred Hitchcock his first—and, criminally, his only—Best Picture Oscar. Joan Fontaine plays a young woman who marries a suave Laurence Olivier, but finds that his manor is haunted by the memory of his deceased first wife.