Max de Winter brings his shy young bride to Manderley, his great house
in Cornwall. Everywhere, she senses the overpowering presence of
Rebecca, Max's drowned wife. Mrs Danvers, the grim housekeeper, will not
allow her to forget her shortcomings. She doubts Max's love until
Rebecca's body is found. Max confesses that he murdered Rebecca, hating
her depravity. The husband and wife now face the exciting fight to save
Max from the gallows.