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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“If I let you change me, will that do it? If I do what you tell me, will you love me?” As cinema?s reigning ?Master of Suspense?, Alfred Hitchcock usually made a point of keeping his audience in the loop. He believed that information and tension went hand in hand, and that by telling us ... Read full article
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Vertigo (1958)By Beatrice on Aug 10, 2016 From Flickers in Time
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Scottie: Meet again sometime.
Madeleine: We have.
Gavin Elster: Scottie, do you believe that someone out of the past - someone dead - can enter and take possession of a living being?
Madeleine: Only one is a wanderer; two together are always going somewhere.
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Costume designer Edith Head and director Alfred Hitchcock worked together to give Madeleine's clothing an eerie appearance. Her trademark grey suit was chosen for its colour because they thought it seemed odd for a blonde woman to be wearing all grey. Also, they added the black scarf to her white coat because of the odd contrast.
When Hitchcock's wife, Alma, saw the film, she said that she liked it, except for one shot where Kim Novak walks towards the San Francisco Bay, which she felt made Novak look too large on the screen. For years afterward, when discussing this film, Hitchcock would insist that Alma hated this film.
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