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 was Alfred Hitchcock's last feature film in black and white. It was filmed from November 30, 1959 to February 1, 1960.
Well, if it doesn't jell, it isn't aspic, and this ain't jellin'!
At the beginning, in the establishing shot of the hotel window, the angle of the shadow on the window ledge changes between shots.
Opening credits prologue: PHOENIX, ARIZONA
FRIDAY, DECEMBER THE ELEVENTH
TWO FORTY-THREE P.M.
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