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Vertigo (1958)

PG  |   |  Mystery, Romance, Thriller


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A San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.


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  • James Stewart in Vertigo (1958)
  • James Stewart and Kim Novak in Vertigo (1958)
  • James Stewart and Kim Novak in Vertigo (1958)
  • James Stewart and Kim Novak in Vertigo (1958)
  • James Stewart in Vertigo (1958)

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Trivia

Uncredited second-unit cameraman Irmin Roberts invented the famous "zoom out and track in" shot (now sometimes called "contra-zoom" or "trombone shot") to convey the sense of vertigo to the audience. The view down the mission stairwell cost $19,000 for just a ... ...


Quotes

Officer on rooftop: Give me your hand. Give me your hand.


Goofs

The parked cars opposite the alley behind the flower shop change with the camera's point of view.


Crazy Credits

There is no end title on this film.

Storyline

Plot Summary


Synopsis (WARNING: Spoilers)


Genres

Mystery | Romance | Thriller

Details

Release Date:

21 July 1958

Language

English


Country of Origin

USA

Box Office

Budget:

$2,479,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend:

$1,486,818 (USA) (22 November 1996)

Gross:

$3,200,000 (USA)

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