Vertigo

Release Date: May 28th, 1958

DVD Release Date: March 31st, 1998

PG |2 hr 8 min

Plot Summary

Hitchcock's romantic story of obsession, manipulation and fear. A detective is forced to retire after his fear of heights causes the death of a fellow officer and the girl he was hired to follow. He sees a double of the girl, causing him to transform her image onto the dead girl's body. This leads into a cycle of madness and lies.

Cast: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones, Raymond Bailey, Ellen Corby, Konstantin Shayne

Director: Alfred Hitchcock

Genres: Thriller

Production Co: Paramount Pictures, Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions

Distributors: Paramount Pictures

Keywords: Gripping , Pursuit , Investigation , Rescue , Hotel , Suspenseful , Police officer , Wife , Love , Friend , Deception , Mystery , 1950s

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