R | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller
A Phoenix secretary embezzles forty thousand dollars 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.
In the television series Bates Motel (2013), based on characters from this movie, during season five, episode four, "Hidden", Norman Bates is standing in the office eating candy corn while the Sheriff looks at the registry book. A tribute to the scene in this movie where Norman eats candy corn, while Arbogast is looking at the same book.
People always mean well. They cluck their thick tongues and shake their heads and suggest oh, so very delicately...
When Marion is looking in the rear view mirror as the cop is following her, the image is flipped showing the cop driving on the right side of the car instead of the left. Looking into the mirror would still show the driver behind as driving on the left side of the car like normal.
Opening credits prologue: PHOENIX, ARIZONA
FRIDAY, DECEMBER THE ELEVENTH
TWO FORTY-THREE P.M.
A shot of Marion removing her black bra before her shower was removed by the U.S. censors while the scene remained intact in the U.K.
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