Vertigo

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Director

Alfred Hitchcock

Cast

James Stewart as John “Scottie” Ferguson

Kim Novak as Judy Barton / Madeleine Elster

Tom Helmore as Gavin Elster

Barbara Bel Geddes as Marjorie “Midge” Wood

Henry Jones as the coroner

Raymond Bailey as Scottie’s doctor

Ellen Corby as Manager of the McKittrick Hotel

Konstantin Shayne as bookstore owner Pop Leibel

Writers

Alec Coppel (screenplay)

Samuel Taylor (screenplay)

Pierre Boileau (based on novel “D’Entre Les Morts”)

Thomas Narcejac (based on novel “D’Entre Les Morts”)


Summary

A former police detective retired because an incident in the line of duty that caused him to develop acrophobia. He is hired by a friend as a private investigator to follow his wife who is behaving strangely.
A former police detective retired because an incident in the line of duty that caused him to develop acrophobia. He is hired by a friend as a private investigator to follow his wife who is behaving strangely.

Genre

Mystery, Romance, Thriller

Released

May 9, 1958

Runtime

2hrs 8min

MPAA

Rated PG

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