Vertigo [videorecording] / Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. and Paramount Pictures Corporation ; director-producer, Alfred Hitchcock ; screenplay by Alec Coppel and Samuel Taylor.
Contributor(s): Hitchcock, Alfred | Stewart, James | Novak, Kim | Bel Geddes, Barbara | Helmore, Tom | Jones, Henry | Coppel, Alec | Taylor, Samuel Albert | Boileau, Pierre | Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions | Paramount Pictures Corporation | Universal Studios Home Video (Firm).Material type: Visual materialSeries: The Alfred Hitchcock collection. Publisher: Universal City, Calif. : Universal Home Video, c1998Edition: Collector's ed.Description: 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.ISBN: 0783226055.Subject(s): Feature films | Detective and mystery films | Vertigo -- Drama | Murder -- Drama | Police -- California -- San Francisco -- Drama | Love -- DramaGenre/Form: Features. | Mysteries. | Videodiscs.DDC classification: 813.54
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Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958.
Based on the novel D'entre les morts by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac.
Includes restoration trailer, documentary footage, production notes, with The making of Vertigo on side 2.
Director of photography, Robert Burks ; edited by George Tomasini ; music by Bernard Herrmann ; associate producer, Herbert Coleman.
James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones.
Scottie Ferguson, a San Francisco police detective is forced to retire when a freak accident gives him a severe case of acrophobia. Ferguson is hired by a rich shipbuilder to follow his wife who is behaving suspiciously and might be planning suicide. He falls in love with her, she is later murdered and Ferguson becomes demonic in his desire to re-create her in another woman.
DVD, Dolby digital, widescreen 1.85:1.
Dialogue in English with optional French soundtrack, optional English captions, and optional Spanish subtitles.