Vertigo Overview:

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)

AwardRecipientResult
Best Art DirectionArt Direction: Hal Pereira, Henry Bumstead; Set Decoration: Sam Comer, Frank McKelvyNominated
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4K UHD Blu-ray Review: Vertigo

By Devon Powell on Sep 13, 2021 From Hitchcock Master

Distributor: Universal Pictures Release Date: September 07, 2021 Region ? 4K UHD: Region Free BLU-RAY: Region A Length: 02:08:27 Video ? 4K UHD: 2160P (HEVC, H.265) BLU-RAY: 1080P (VC-1) Audio ? 4K UHD: English DTS X 2.0 Mono English Digital Audio 2.0 Mono Spanish (Latin American) DTS Digital Audio... Read full article


Vertigo: Another Life for Alfred Hitchcock?s Classic

By Devon Powell on Sep 16, 2020 From Hitchcock Master

Exclusive Guest Article By: Dan Auiler This article is the second in a series of four guest articles to appear on this page in celebration of Universal?s release of??The Alfred Hitchcock Classics Collection.? Vertigo in 4K?The clarity, the better black levels from HDR, the extraordinary color?but I... Read full article


The Directors' Chair: Vertigo

By Theresa Brown on Apr 18, 2020 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

The Directors’ Chair: Vertigo (1958) ….. VERTIGO? ( 1958 ) ~ YOU STEPPED OUT OF MY DREAMS…AND INTO THE NIGHTMARE I CREATED VERTIGO is my favorite movie. Hands down, this is my favorite Alfred Hitchcock movie. In fact, caveat emptor…if you fall in love in Hit... Read full article


Bernard Herrmann and Vertigo (1958)

By Carol Martinheira on Jan 27, 2020 From The Old Hollywood Garden

Bernard Herrmann and Vertigo (1958) On January 27, 2020 By CarolIn Uncategorized If pressed, I would have to say that Bernard Herrmann’s score for Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo (1958) is my all-time favorite movie score. I’ve mentioned this a few times h... Read full article


Film Noir Review: Vertigo (1958)

By Danilo Castro on May 22, 2018 From Classic Movie Hub Blog

“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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Midge: I talked to the woman in musical therapy, and she said that Mozart's the boy for you.


Gavin Elster: Scottie, do you believe that someone out of the past - someone dead - can enter and take possession of a living being?


[to Scottie]
Gavin Elster: There's no way for them to understand. You and I know who killed Madeleine.


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Alfred Hitchcock had originally opted for another location for the famous staircase sequence, but associate producer Herbert Coleman's daughter (Judy Lanini) suggested the Mission at San Juan Bautista (the location that was eventually used) as a more suitable location for filming.
Ranked #1 on the American Film Institute's list of the 10 greatest films in the genre "Mystery" in June 2008.
The film is based upon the novel "D'Entre les Morts" (From Among the Dead) which was written specifically for Alfred Hitchcock by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac after they heard that he had tried to buy the rights to their previous novel "Celle qui n'├ętait plus" (She Who Was No More), which had been filmed as Les diaboliques.
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