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The Resource Vertigo, Universal ; a Paramount release ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions ; screenplay by Alec Coppel and Samuel Taylor ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Vertigo, Universal ; a Paramount release ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions ; screenplay by Alec Coppel and Samuel Taylor ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock

Label
Vertigo
Title
Vertigo
Statement of responsibility
Universal ; a Paramount release ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions ; screenplay by Alec Coppel and Samuel Taylor ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Title variation
Alfred Hitchcock's vertigo
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • fre
  • spa
  • eng
Summary
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, but she is later murdered and Ferguson becomes demonic in his desire to re-create her in another woman
Member of
Cataloging source
DMM
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Music by Bernard Herrmann; restored by Robert A. Harris
Language note
English language, with optional English, French, and Spanish subtitles, closed-captioned
PerformerNote
James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1912-2000
  • 1908-1997
  • 1899-1980
  • 1912-1999
  • 1911-1975
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Coppel, Alec
  • Taylor, Samuel
  • Boileau-Narcejac
  • Stewart, James
  • Novak, Kim
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Bel Geddes, Barbara
  • Helmore, Tom
  • Jones, Henry
  • Herrmann, Bernard
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Universal Pictures Company
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
  • Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions
Runtime
130
Series statement
Alfred Hitchcock, the masterpiece collection
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vertigo
  • Murder
  • Police
  • Murder in motion pictures
Target audience
adult
Technique
live action
Label
Vertigo, Universal ; a Paramount release ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions ; screenplay by Alec Coppel and Samuel Taylor ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Special features: Obsessed with Vertigo ; feature commentary with associate producer Herbert Coleman, restoration team Robert A. Harris and James C. Katz and other Vertigo particpants ; production notes ; theatrical trailers ; foreign censorship ending ; the Vertigo archives ; scene selections
  • Based upon the novel "D'entre les morts" by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
62275860
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 130 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono ; anamorphic widescreen 1.85:1 ; region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Vertigo, Universal ; a Paramount release ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions ; screenplay by Alec Coppel and Samuel Taylor ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock
Publication
Copyright
Note
  • Originally released as a motion picture in 1958
  • Special features: Obsessed with Vertigo ; feature commentary with associate producer Herbert Coleman, restoration team Robert A. Harris and James C. Katz and other Vertigo particpants ; production notes ; theatrical trailers ; foreign censorship ending ; the Vertigo archives ; scene selections
  • Based upon the novel "D'entre les morts" by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac
Carrier category
videodisc
Carrier category code
  • vd
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
mixed
Content category
two-dimensional moving image
Content type code
  • tdi
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
62275860
Dimensions
4 3/4 in
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (approximately 130 min.)
Media category
video
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • v
Medium for sound
videodisc
Note
Bowdoin stacks copy: NO Public Performance Rights purchased; home or classroom use ONLY
Other physical details
sound, color
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System details
DVD ; Dolby Digital 5.1 surround ; Dolby Digital 2.0 mono ; anamorphic widescreen 1.85:1 ; region 1, NTSC
Video recording format
DVD

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