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Books that Make Bad Films: My Cousin Rachel

Cary Grant Won't Eat You Posted by Judy on Apr 3, 2020

I had hopes for My Cousin Rachel (2017). I don’t know why. I’d already discovered–despite my enjoyment of the 50s version–that the book wouldn’t translate well to film without a big overhaul. I guess I hoped a director smart enough to cast Rachel Weisz in the key role w read more

My Cousin Rachel (1952, Henry Koster)

The Stop Button Posted by Andrew Wickliffe on Jul 1, 2018

Olivia de Havilland is top-billed on My Cousin Rachel, but Richard Burton’s the star. For better or worse. Burton’s a young English gentleman, de Havilland is his cousin. And his cousin–and guardian’s–widow. She doesn’t appear for the first twenty-five minutes of the film, which instead read more

My Cousin Rachel: Is Olivia de Havilland a Murderer?

Classic Film & TV Cafe Posted by Rick29 on May 22, 2014

Can you name two real-life sisters who each starred in a Hollywood adaptation of a Daphne Du Maurier novel? The answer, as you may have known, is Joan Fontaine and Olivia de Havilland. Joan naturally starred in Rebecca, Alfred Hitchcock’s 1940 Oscar-winner. Olivia portrayed the title role in 1 read more