Liberty Hall to show 1940's classic "Rebecca"

(KYTX) - Liberty Hall's final Alfred Hitchcock film for the month of September will be the 1940 classic, "Rebecca."

A shy ladies' companion (played by Joan Fontaine), staying in Monte Carlo with her stuffy employer, meets the wealthy Maxim de Winter (played by Laurence Olivier). She and Max fall in love, marry and return to his large country estate in Cornwall. Max is still troubled by the death of his first wife, Rebecca, the year before. The second Mrs. de Winter clashes with the housekeeper, and discovers that Rebecca still has a strange hold on everyone.

"Rebecca" won two Academy Awards in 1940, a total of 11 nominations in all. This was Alfred Hitchcock's first American film under his contract with David Selznick.

Over a career spanning more than half a century, Hitchcock fashioned for himself a distinctive and recognizable directorial style. Through his cameo appearances in his own films, interviews, film trailers, and the television program "Alfred Hitchcock Presents,

He became a cultural icon. Hitchcock directed more than fifty feature films in a career spanning six decades.

Doors open at 6 p.m. and the movie starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased online at or at the door.



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