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Alfred Hitchcock

Vertigo

128' - 1958 - Mystery, Romance, Thriller - Dialogue: English
Director: Alfred Hitchcock Composer: Bernard Herrmann With: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes
Scottie Ferguson resigns from the police force when he discovers he suffers from vertigo. He is asked by an old college friend, Gavin Elster to follow and keep an eye on his wife Madeleine. He does so and falls in love with her. The night they confess their love, Madeleine seems to throw herself to her death. Scottie has a nervous breakdown, but months later he meets a girl, Judy, who resembles Madeleine so much that he begins to fall in love with her. Meanwhile, it is shown in a flashback that Judy had posed as Madeleine as part of a plot to kill another woman.

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Credits

Director

Alfred Hitchcock

Composer

Bernard Herrmann

With

James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes

Scenario

Alec Coppel, Samuel A. Taylor, Pierre Boileau

Director of Photography

Robert Burks

Editor

George Tomasini

Producer

Alfred Hitchcock

More information

Dialogue

English

Countries of production

United States of America

Screenplay based on

"D'entre les morts" (Pierre Boileau & Thomas Narcejac)

Year

1958

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