Duke Greenhill

Duke Greenhill

I'm a storyteller.

Award-winning writer. Storytelling and marketing thought-leader. Creative Director for top, global brands. MFA, Columbia; BA, University of Texas. Always interested in interesting assignments.

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Harvard Gay and Lesbian Review

Duke Greenhill - Rebecca: How a Lesbian-Inflected Movie Got Made ...

IN 1938, Daphne du Maurier’s melodramatic novel, Rebecca, became an international bestseller, and Hollywood producer David O. Selznick acquired the film rights for $50,000. Also in 1938, Alfred Hitchcock, then a noted director of British-made suspense movies, signed a contract with Selznick and was soon named to direct the screen adaptation of the novel. Thus began the making of Rebecca (1940)