R | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A Phoenix secretary embezzles $40,000 from her employer's client, goes on the run, and checks into a remote motel run by a young man under the domination of his mother.
This film marked the fifth and final time that Hitchcock would earn an Oscar nomination for Best Director, though he never won.
Bob! Run out and get yourself some lunch, will you?
Bob Summerfield: Oh, that's okay, Sam, I brought it with me.
Sam Loomis: Run out and eat it!
The layout of inside the Bates mansion doesn't match the exterior. For example, there are two windows on the side wall of Mrs. Bate's bedroom, yet only one central window on this same wall on the outside.
Opening credits prologue: PHOENIX, ARIZONA
FRIDAY, DECEMBER THE ELEVENTH
TWO FORTY-THREE P.M.
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