This VERY RARE BBC 4 part production of Daphne du Maurier's
novel is offered as a two disc set on DVD+R Dual Layer media.
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A young girl who is training to become a paid lady's
companion is traveling with her employer, staying in Monte
Carlo where she meets an older attractive widower, Maxim de Winter,
who seems haunted by his wife Rebecca's death. Circumstances
lead to a relationship between them, and when the girl's employer
suddenly decides to return to New York, she is given a
choise: New York with her employer or marriage to de Winter
and home to Manderley. However, Manderley is also home to the
housekeeper who was devoted to Rebecca, and Mrs. Danvers seems
determined to ensure things do not go well for the
newly-weds. The horrors of Rebecca's death are raked up when
her body is found, and revelations at the inquest are followed by a
new investigation. Once the truth is known, one more disaster
falls. The story is shown in flashback, as it starts with an
older Mrs. de Winter relaying a dream.
This BBC production was done in four parts, and stars Jeremy
Brett as Maxim de Winter, Joanna David as the second Mrs. de
Winter, Anna Massey as Mrs. Danvers, and Terence Hardiman as Frank
Crawley, with Vivian Pickles as Beatrice Lacey. The four
parts have a total running time of 200 minutes. THIS IS A
RARE VERSION, and it was reportedly du Maurier's favourite
adaptation of her novel.
This two-Disc set comes in a dual slim case with full colour
artwork. Both discs have full interactive menus, and each has
bonus feature information on the production and the cast
members. Discs ship in padded mailers.
* This print has some
The end credits of part one are not quite complete. There
are two noticable but VERY brief dropouts in part four.
This was a transfer from a VHS copy, and therefore is not as
pristine as a digital copy would be. Overall quality is
between 7 & 8. The sound does hiss at VERY HIGH
volume. It is quite watchable, or it would not be
offered. Please check frame photos for picture quality.
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All sales are final. Defective discs will be replaced
on a case by case basis if seller is notified in a timely manner
after discs are received.
This mini-series has never been released commercially in any
form, and is believed to be in the public domain. This is a
VERY RARE version of the story, and is the one truest to the