French director Claude Chabrol, one of the founders of the New Wave movement whose films probed the latent malice beneath the placid surface of bourgeois life, died on Sunday. He was 80.
Alfred Hitchcock's first two American movies, "Rebecca" and "Foreign Correspondent," competed against each other as best-picture finalists during the 1940 Academy Awards. "Rebecca" emerged as the Oscar winner. The results left "Foreign Correspondent" an also-ran with six nominations.