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.
Midge's reference to the cantilevered brassiere is, no doubt, a reference to Howard Hughes. Another interesting tie-in is that Barbara Bel Geddes father was the industrial designer Norman Bel Geddes.
Officer on rooftop:
Give me your hand. Give me your hand.
Carlotta, Madeleine's great grandmother, was born in 1831 and died in 1857 as indicated on her gravestone. This would place her grandmother's birth at around 1850, her mother's birth at around 1870, and Madeleine's birth around 1890. This would then make her around 68 years old when the story takes place, instead of the 25 or 26 that she is supposed to be.
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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