Danvers whose first name is never given is the main antagonist of Daphne du Maurier 's novel Rebecca. Danvers is the head housekeeper at Manderley , the stately manor belonging to the wealthy Maximillian "Maxim" de Winter, where he once lived with his first wife, Rebecca. Nicknamed "Danny" by Rebecca, Mrs. Danvers was Rebecca's maid as a child and following the death of her previous mistress, persecutes the new Mrs. Danvers resents the new Mrs.
Queering Classic Hollywood: Why We Love Mrs. Danvers
This hashtag has been taken over by Marvel comics fans for Carol Danvers a. Marvel , but the example nonetheless illustrates that there are diverse ways an audience can glean pleasure from a film. I share this preference, particularly because Rebecca offers little in the way of truly engaging characters despite its gripping narrative tension and mystery in the grand Hitchcock style.