PG | | Mystery, Romance, Thriller
A former police detective juggles wrestling with his personal demons and becoming obsessed with a hauntingly beautiful woman.
Sir Alfred Hitchcock switched Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac's story from Paris to San Francisco and changed their ending, in which the enraged hero strangles the mystery woman upon discovering her trickery.
Officer on rooftop:
Give me your hand. Give me your hand.
When Madeleine is in Scottie's apartment after he rescued her from the bay, he offers her two cushions to sit on in front of the fireplace. When he picks up the cushions, they are green. In the next shot, when the cushions are shown hitting the floor, they are gold. When the cushions are shown lying in front of the fireplace after Madeleine has fled, they are green again.
The opening Paramount logo is in black and white while the rest of the film, including the closing Paramount logo, is in Technicolor.
The version shown by AMC on 11/29/2013 contains the original VistaVision soundtrack.
$1,486,818 (USA) (22 November 1996)
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