PG | | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
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.
Alfred Hitchcock was embittered at the critical and commercial failure of the film in 1958. He blamed this on James Stewart for "looking too old" to attract audiences any more. Hitchcock never worked with Stewart, previously one of his favorite collaborators, again.
Officer on rooftop:
Give me your hand. Give me your hand.
The ice cubes in Gavin and Scottie's drinks disappear.
The opening Paramount logo is in black and white while the rest of the film, including the closing Paramount logo, is in Technicolor.
$1,486,818 (USA) (22 November 1996)
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