Duration: 50 minutes

First transmitted in 1971, Daphne du Maurier, author of 'Rebecca' and 'Jamaica Inn', talks to writer Wilfred De'Ath about her life from her Cornish cliff-top home. In her first television interview, the cameras follow du Maurier as she walks through her house and its grounds, recalling key events from her life and revealing memorabilia from her famous theatrical family.She also reflects on the inspirations and influences that shaped her writing and shares archived manuscripts of some of her famous works.

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Tue 31 Aug 1971 21:00 BBC Two

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Credits

Presenter
Wilfred De'Ath
Interviewed Guest
Daphne Du Maurier
Producer
Christopher Martin

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