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Title Vertigo [videorecording] / Universal ; a Paramount release ; screenplay by Alec Coppel & Samuel Taylor ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc.

Imprint Universal City, CA : Universal, c1999.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe DVDs 1st Floor  791.4372 V617 1999    ---  Available
 Parsons DVD Fiction  DVD Vertigo    ---  Inventory in Progress
Description 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Series The Alfred Hitchcock collection
Collector's edition
Collector's edition (Universal Studios Home Video (Firm))
System Details DVD; NTSC region 1; Dolby digital.
Language Dialogue in English with optional subtitles in Spanish or French.
Cast James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones.
Credits Photography, Robert Burks ; editor, George Tomasini ; music, Bernard Herrmann.
Note Widescreen.
Restored by Robert A. Harris and James C Katz.
Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958.
"Based on the novel 'D'entre les morts' by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac."
Audience MPAA rating: PG.
Note Special features: documentary footage, "Obsessed with Vertigo" ; feature commentary ; production notes ; talent bios ; film highlights ; theatrical trailers.
Summary Scottie Ferguson, a San Francisco police detective, is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia. Ferguson is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide. He falls in love with her, she is later murdered and Ferguson becomes obsessed in his desire to re-create her in another woman.
Subject Vertigo -- Drama.
Murder -- Drama.
Police -- California -- San Francisco -- Drama.
Love -- Drama.
Genre/Form Films for the hearing impaired.
Detective and mystery films.
Feature films.
Added Author Hitchcock, Alfred, 1899-1980.
Coppel, Alec, 1907-1972.
Taylor, Samuel Albert, 1912-2000.
Stewart, James, 1908-1997.
Novak, Kim, 1933-
Bel Geddes, Barbara, 1922-2005.
Helmore, Tom, 1904-1995.
Jones, Henry, 1912-1999.
Boileau-Narcejac. D'entre les morts.
Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions.
Paramount Pictures Corporation.
Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
ISBN 0783226055
Music No. 20183 Universal

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