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The Resource Vertigo, Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. and Paramount Pictures Corporation ; director-producer, Alfred Hitchcock ; screenplay by Alec Coppel and Samuel Taylor

Vertigo, Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. and Paramount Pictures Corporation ; director-producer, Alfred Hitchcock ; screenplay by Alec Coppel and Samuel Taylor

Label
Vertigo
Title
Vertigo
Statement of responsibility
Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. and Paramount Pictures Corporation ; director-producer, Alfred Hitchcock ; screenplay by Alec Coppel and Samuel Taylor
Contributor
Subject
Language
  • eng
  • engfrespa
  • eng
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 demonic in his desire to re-create her in another woman
Member of
Cataloging source
HVC
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Director of photography, Robert Burks; editor, George Tomasini; music, Bernard Herrmann; associate producer, Herbert Coleman
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
Dialogue in English, and optional Spanish and French subtitles
PerformerNote
James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1980
  • 1912-2000
  • 1908-1997
  • 1912-1999
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Coppel, Alec
  • Taylor, Samuel
  • Stewart, James
  • Novak, Kim
  • Bel Geddes, Barbara
  • Helmore, Tom
  • Jones, Henry
  • Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
128
Series statement
Alfred Hitchcock collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Feature films
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Murder
  • Police
  • Love
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • DVD videodisc
Target audience
general
Technique
live action
Label
Vertigo, Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. and Paramount Pictures Corporation ; director-producer, Alfred Hitchcock ; screenplay by Alec Coppel and Samuel Taylor
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958
  • Based on the novel D'entre les morts by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac
  • Includes restoration trailer, documentary footage, production notes
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (128 min.)
Isbn
9780783226057
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192018329
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20183
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm43325609
  • (OCoLC)968081260
  • 582254
System details
DVD; Dolby digital, surround 5.1; widescreen 1.85:1
Video recording format
laserdisc
Label
Vertigo, Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. and Paramount Pictures Corporation ; director-producer, Alfred Hitchcock ; screenplay by Alec Coppel and Samuel Taylor
Publication
Note
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958
  • Based on the novel D'entre les morts by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac
  • Includes restoration trailer, documentary footage, production notes
  • Closed captioned for the hearing impaired
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Edition
Collector's ed.
Extent
1 videodisc (128 min.)
Isbn
9780783226057
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other control number
025192018329
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20183
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
  • ocm43325609
  • (OCoLC)968081260
  • 582254
System details
DVD; Dolby digital, surround 5.1; widescreen 1.85:1
Video recording format
laserdisc

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