Vertigo (1958) was a Crime - Mystery Film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and produced by Alfred Hitchcock and Herbert Coleman.
The film was based on the novel The Living and the Dead written by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac published in 1954.
Vertigo was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1989.
Academy Awards 1958 --- Ceremony Number 31 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Art Direction||Art Direction: Hal Pereira, Henry Bumstead; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Frank McKelvy||Nominated|
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Gavin Elster: There's no way for them to understand. You and I know who killed Madeleine.
Madeleine: Here I was born, and there I died. It was only a moment for you; you took no notice.
Scottie: Midge, who do you know that's an authority on San Francisco history?
Midge: That's the kind of greeting a girl likes! Not this "Hello-you-look-wonderful" stuff, just a good straight "Who do you know that's an authority on San Francisco his - -"
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Kim Novak hated wearing the important gray suit because it felt confining. However, she learned to make it work for her, as she saw it a symbol of Madeleine's character.
The Empire Hotel where James Stewart eventually finds Kim Novak is today (2009) the Hotel Vertigo ( formerly the "York") located at 940 Sutter Street in the heart of San Francisco. Kim Novak's character lived in room 501, which still retains many of its aspects captured in the film.
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