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Vertigo / Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. and Paramount Pictures Corporation ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; screenplay by Alec Coppel and Samuel Taylor.

Contributor(s): Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980 [drt, pro] | Coppel, Alec [aus] | Taylor, Samuel, 1912-2000 [aus] | Stewart, James, 1908-1997 [act] | Novak, Kim [act] | Bel Geddes, Barbara [act] | Helmore, Tom [act] | Jones, Henry, 1912-1999 [act] | Bailey, Raymond, 1904-1980 [act] | Corby, Ellen [act] | Burks, Robert [cng] | Tomasini, George [flm] | Head, Edith [cst] | Boileau, Pierre, 1906-1989. D'entre les morts | Narcejac, Thomas, 1908-1998 | Herrmann, Bernard, 1911-1975 [cmp] | Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions | Paramount Pictures Corporation | Universal Studios Home Entertainment (Firm).
Material type: FilmFilmSeries: Alfred Hitchcock collection: Publisher: Universal City, CA : Universal Studios Home Entertainment, [2012]Copyright date: �2012Description: 1 videodisc (128 minutes) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.Content type: two-dimensional moving image Media type: video Carrier type: videodiscUniform titles: Vertigo (Motion picture : 1958) Subject(s): Boileau, Pierre, 1906-1989 -- Film adaptations | Vertigo -- Drama | Murder -- Drama | Police -- California -- San Francisco -- Drama | Love -- Drama | Man-woman relationships -- Drama | Boileau, Pierre, 1906-1989 | Love | Man-woman relationships | Murder | Police | Vertigo | California -- San FranciscoGenre/Form: Detective and mystery films. | Fiction films. | Film adaptations. | Feature films. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired. | Feature films -- United States. | Detective and mystery films. | Drama. | Feature films. | Fiction films. | Film adaptations. | Video recordings for the hearing impaired.DDC classification: 791.4372 LOC classification: PN1997 | .V47 2012
Production Credits: Director of photography, Robert Burks ; edited by George Tomasini ; music by Bernard Herrmann ; costumes, Edith Head.
Awards: National Film Registry selection, 1989.Cast: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones, Raymond Bailey, Ellen Corby.Summary: San Francisco police detective Scottie Ferguson is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe fear of heights. When a rich shipbuilder hires Scottie to follow his wife, who may be suicidal, Scottie finds himself falling in love with her. Eventually Ferguson becomes obsessed with the chance to re-create her in another woman.
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DVD; NTSC; region 1; dual-layer format; anamorphic widescreen presentaion (1.85:1 aspect); Dolby Digital 5.1 stereo and 2.0 mono.

English; with optional English SDH, French, and Spanish subtitles.

James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones, Raymond Bailey, Ellen Corby.

Director of photography, Robert Burks ; edited by George Tomasini ; music by Bernard Herrmann ; costumes, Edith Head.

Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958.

Based on the novel : D'entre les morts / by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac.

MPAA rating: PG.

San Francisco police detective Scottie Ferguson is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe fear of heights. When a rich shipbuilder hires Scottie to follow his wife, who may be suicidal, Scottie finds himself falling in love with her. Eventually Ferguson becomes obsessed with the chance to re-create her in another woman.

Special features include: Obsessed with Vertigo: new life for Hitchcock's masterpiece, directed and produced by Harrison Engle for American Movie Classics; commentary with associate producer Herbert Coleman; restoration team Robert A. Harris and James C. Katz; production notes; theatrical trailers; foreign censorship ending; the Vertigo archives.

National Film Registry selection, 1989.

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