Hitchcock’s first American film remains one of his creepiest. This Daphne du Maurier story relates the plight of a new bride who lives in the shadow of her husband’s former wife. The performances are first-rate, and Anderson as the obsessively attached maid Mrs. Danvers is a perverse gem.
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