Drama - Original

Ethel Barrymore Theatre

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  • Opening Date: January 18, 1945
  • Closing Date: February 3, 1945
  • Previews: 0
  • Performances: 20

Playwright: Daphne Du Maurier


A British landowner's second marriage is threatened by his housekeeper's obsessive loyalty to his dead first wife, whom she believes he killed, in Daphne Du Maurier's adaptation of her novel.


Opening Night Cast

Margaret Bannerman Beatrice Lacy
Diana Barrymore Mrs. de Winter
George Baxter Jack Favell
Bramwell Fletcher Maxim de Winter
Franklyn Fox Major Giles Lacy
Claude Horton Frank Crawley
Edgar Kent William Tabb
Reginald Mason Colonel Julyan
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Opening Night Production Credits

  Daphne Du Maurier Writer
  Clarence Derwent Director
  Watson Barratt Scenic Design
  Victor Payne-Jennings Producer
  Gilda Dahlberg Produced in Association with
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Shows That Opened That Season: 1944 - 1945

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