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My Cousin Rachel (1952)

My Cousin Rachel (1952)

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Olivia DeHavilland and Richard Burton star in this adaptation of Daphne Du Maurier's gothic novel. DeHavilland is the widow of a Cornish man of property who died in suspicious circumstances. Burton is the dead man's cousin, who in probing his relative's demise immediately suspects DeHavilland.

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Cast

Olivia de Havilland
as Rachel Sangalletti Ashley
Richard Burton
as Philip Ashley
Audrey Dalton
as Louise Kendall
Ronald Squire
as Nicholas 'Nick' Kendall
George Dolenz
as Rainaldi, Rachel's Lawyer
John Sutton
as Ambrose Ashley
Tudor Owen
as Seecombe
J.M. Kerrigan
as Rev. Pascoe
Margaret Brewster
as Mrs. Pascoe
Alma Lawton
as Mary Pascoe
Ola Lorraine
as Pascoe Child
Kathleen Mason
as Pascoe Child
Earl Robie
as Philip at Age 5
Mario Siletti
as Caretaker
Lumsden Hare
as Tamblyn
Victor Wood
as Foreman
George Plues
as Coachman
Nicholas Koster
as Philip at Age 10
Robin Camp
as Philip at Age 15
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Critic Reviews for My Cousin Rachel

All Critics (2)

Overwrought melodrama."

Full Review… | April 15, 2016
Ozus' World Movie Reviews

Richard Burton received his first Oscar nomination for his American debut in this adaptation of Daphne du Maurier's gothic novel, co-starring Olivia de Havilland.

Full Review… | June 17, 2012
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Audience Reviews for My Cousin Rachel

Moody and beautifully shot gothic tale that features a good performance from Richard Burton and a the expected good work from Ms. de Havilland. The story isn't sure what it wants to be and leaves too many open questions. Burton received the first of many Oscar nominations. Strange that he was nominated in the Supporting Actor category when he is featured in almost every scene. This is HIS movie.

Steve Smith
Steve Smith
½

mood piece

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