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Vertigo

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Starring (View all)
James Stewart James Stewart
John 'Scottie' Ferguson
Kim Novak Kim Novak
Madeleine Elster / Judy Barton
Barbara Bel Geddes Barbara Bel Geddes
Marjorie 'Midge' Wood
Tom Helmore Tom Helmore
Gavin Elster
Henry Jones Henry Jones
Coroner
Raymond Bailey Raymond Bailey
Scottie's Doctor
Ellen Corby Ellen Corby
Manager of McKittrick Hotel
Konstantin Shayne Konstantin Shayne
Pop Leibel


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Alec Coppel Alec Coppel
(screenplay)


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Good Hitchcock.

15 years, 4 months ago at May 20 16:34
2 votes
Hitchcock is Hitchcock. Things are not always what they seem. Hitchcock, and his favourite leading man, James Stewart once again take a central concept - a what if - and twists a tale around it.

I'm not sure I can identify with vertigo as much as I can with some of his other obsessions - the nosy neighbour who sees too much, the case of the mistaken identity, being falsely accused ... read more

[Film] Vertigo

14 years, 9 months ago at Jan 2 7:55
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The movie opens with the main character Detective John 'Scottie' Ferguson (James Steward) almost falling from a building while chasing a criminal. This traumatic experience causes Scottie to have a fear of heights that results in dizziness, or vertigo. The premise of the film plays on the idea of vertigo as Scottie’s fear of heights makes him unable to work on the field as a policeman, and conse... read more

A classic

8 years, 1 month ago at Aug 27 6:56
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I have always been a fan of Alfred Hitchcock and this has always been my favorite movie of his. Since it has been a long since I watched it, I thought it was really time for a re-watch. Eventually, I was once again blown away by the whole thing. Indeed, in my opinion, you have Hitchcock here at the very top of his Art. Basically, the whole thing looked amazing and I have never seen such a spellbin... read more
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Ferguson (Stewart) is a retired detective, his career ended by the onset of a paralyzing fear of heights. An old friend, the wealthy Gavin Elster, hires Ferguson to follow his wife (Kim Novak), whom, he explains, has grown obsessed with an ancestor of hers. The assignment, however, draws Ferguson out of his comfortable role as observer and into a complex web of intrigue, mingled with the detective's own fantasies and fears.
Release date: 22 May 1958
UPC: 025192065422
Tags: Thriller (57), Mystery (44), Romance (31), 1950s (30), Drama (28), 1958 (26), Murder (15), Acrophobia (14), Usa (13), Detective (13), Hitchcock (13), Deception (12), San Francisco (11), Vertigo (11), Technicolor (11), Suspense (9), Crime (8), Mistaken Identity (8), Based On Novel (6)
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