Quotation: Daphne Du Maurier, c. 1922
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Quotation: Daphne Du Maurier, c. 1922

Daphne du Maurier remembers her crush on BR in the early 1920s. In later years she based the Frenchman in FRENCHMAN”S CREEK on his portrayal of Levasseur in CAPTAIN BLOOD (1935). She also allegedly wanted Basil for the part of Maxim DeWinter in REBECCA(1940). Have to admit he would have been better casting than Olivier, … Continue reading