A retired San Francisco detective suffering from acrophobia investigates the strange activities of an old friend's wife, all the while becoming dangerously obsessed with her.
Director: Alfred Hitchcock
An unpredictable scary thriller that doubles as a mournful meditation on love, loss, and human comfort.
Tagline: Alfred Hitchcock engulfs you in a whirlpool of terror and tension!
Motion Picture Rating: Approved
Genres: mystery, romance, thriller
Keywords: san francisco, sense of guilt, bachelor, obsession, love of one's life, vertigo, museum, necklace, grave, plan, painting, film noir
Categories: phobia, police detective, haunted by the past, mysterious woman, san francisco california, lost love, obsession, bookshop, private eye, sense of guilt, golden gate bridge, vertigo, reliving the past
Editor: George Tomasini
Director of photography: Robert Burks
Original music composer: Bernard Herrmann
Costume design: Edith Head
Associate producer: Herbert Coleman
Runtime: 128 min
Sound Mix: Mono
Aspect Ratio: 1.50 : 1
Color: Color (Technicolor)