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.
Marion's lovers name is Sam Loomis. Marion is played by Janet Leigh. Her daughter (Jaime Lee Curtis) started in Halloween, in which the doctors name is Samuel Loomis.
No! I tell you no! I won't have you bringing some young girl in for supper! By candlelight, I suppose, in the cheap, erotic fashion of young men with cheap, erotic minds!
Norman Bates: Mother, please...!
Norma Bates: And then what? After supper? Music? Whispers?
Norman Bates: Mother, she's...
In the cellar, when Norman cries "I am Norman Bates!" as Sam pulls him down, his lips are not moving.
Opening credits prologue: PHOENIX, ARIZONA
FRIDAY, DECEMBER THE ELEVENTH
TWO FORTY-THREE P.M.