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The Resource Vertigo, Universal ; a Paramount release ; screenplay by Alec Coppel & Samuel Taylor ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc, (videorecording)

Vertigo, Universal ; a Paramount release ; screenplay by Alec Coppel & Samuel Taylor ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc, (videorecording)

Label
Vertigo
Title
Vertigo
Statement of responsibility
Universal ; a Paramount release ; screenplay by Alec Coppel & Samuel Taylor ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
  • eng
  • spa
  • fre
  • 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, she is later murdered and Ferguson becomes obsessed in his desire to re-create her in another woman
Member of
Cataloging source
OBE
Characteristic
videorecording
Credits note
Photography, Robert Burks ; editor, George Tomasini ; music, Bernard Herrmann
Dewey number
791.43
Intended audience
MPAA rating: PG
Language note
  • Dialogue in English with optional subtitles in Spanish or French
  • Closed-captioned
LC call number
PQ2603.O27
LC item number
V37
PerformerNote
James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1899-1980
  • 1912-
  • 1908-1997
  • 1912-1999
  • 1908-
  • 1912-
  • 1899-
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Coppel, Alec
  • Taylor, Samuel Albert
  • Stewart, James
  • Novak, Kim
  • Bel Geddes, Barbara
  • Helmore, Tom
  • Jones, Henry
  • Boileau-Narcejac
  • Stewart, James
  • Jones, Henry
  • Hitchcock, Alfred
  • Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions
  • Paramount Pictures Corporation
  • Universal Studios Home Video (Firm)
Runtime
128
Series statement
  • The Alfred Hitchcock collection
  • Collector's edition
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vertigo
  • Murder
  • Police
  • Love
  • Films for the hearing impaired
  • Detective and mystery films
  • Feature films
Technique
live action
Label
Vertigo, Universal ; a Paramount release ; screenplay by Alec Coppel & Samuel Taylor ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc, (videorecording)
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen
  • Restored by Robert A. Harris and James C Katz
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958
  • "Based on the novel 'D'entre les morts' by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac."
  • Special features: documentary footage, "Obsessed with Vertigo" ; feature commentary ; production notes ; talent bios ; film highlights ; theatrical trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm51236401
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (128 min.)
Isbn
9780783226057
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20183
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)51236401
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD
Label
Vertigo, Universal ; a Paramount release ; screenplay by Alec Coppel & Samuel Taylor ; directed by Alfred Hitchcock ; Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc, (videorecording)
Publication
Note
  • Widescreen
  • Restored by Robert A. Harris and James C Katz
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958
  • "Based on the novel 'D'entre les morts' by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac."
  • Special features: documentary footage, "Obsessed with Vertigo" ; feature commentary ; production notes ; talent bios ; film highlights ; theatrical trailers
Color
multicolored
Configuration of playback channels
quadrophonic multichannel or surround
Control code
ocm51236401
Dimensions
4 3/4 in.
Dimensions
other
Extent
1 videodisc (128 min.)
Isbn
9780783226057
Medium for sound
videodisc
Other physical details
sd., col.
Publisher number
20183
Sound on medium or separate
sound on medium
Specific material designation
videodisc
System control number
(OCoLC)51236401
System details
DVD
Video recording format
DVD

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