Story: Based on the Daphne du Maurier novel
about a woman who marries an English widower and is haunted by stories of
his first wife.
Scenery: Scenes representing the Cornwall shore
were filmed at Point Lobos. Brief scenes driving through a Monterey Pine
forest, which appears to be in Pebble Beach.
Also of local interest: The filmmakers caused
a considerable uproar by their disregard for the natural habitat in the areas
they were filming.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock.
Stars: Laurence Olivier, Joan Fontaine,
George Sanders, Judith Anderson, Nigel Bruce, Reginald Denny, Leo G.
Studio: Selznick International Pictures/United
Aspect ratio: 1.37:1
Running time: 130 min.
Academy Awards: Best Picture, cinematography.
Nominated for best actor (Laurence Olivier), actress (Joan Fontaine),
supporting actress (Judith Anderson), director, art direction, special effects,
editing, musical score and screenplay.