Giles Lacey: I say, old boy, I'm trying to find exactly what your wife does do. Maxim de Winter: She sketches a little. Giles Lacey: Sketches. Oh not this modern stuff, I hope. You know, portrait of a lamp shade upside down to represent a soul in torment.
Robert E. Sherwood (1896–1955), U.S. screenwriter, and Joan Harrison (1911–1994), British screenwriter. Giles Lacey (Nigel Bruce), Maxim de Winter (Laurence Olivier), Rebecca, after Giles meets the second Mrs. de Winter (1940).