A shy ladies' companion, staying in Montecarlo with her stuffy employer, meets the wealthy Maxim de Winter.
She and Max fall in love, marry and return to Manderlay, his large country estate in Conrnwall.
Max is still troubled by the death of his first wife, Rebecca, in a boating accident the year before.
The second Mrs. de Winter clashes with the housekeeper, Mrs. Danvers, and discovers that Rebecca still has a strange hold on everyone at Manderlay.
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