• Approved
  • 1958
  • 128 min
  • USA
  • mystery, romance, thriller

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

Screenwriters: Alec Coppel, Samuel A. Taylor

Stars: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes

An unpredictable scary thriller that doubles as a mournful meditation on love, loss, and human comfort.


Main Cast


Producer: Alfred Hitchcock, James C. Katz

Editor: George Tomasini

Director Of Photography: Robert Burks

Original Music Composer: Bernard Herrmann

Costume Design: Edith Head

Associate Producer: Herbert Coleman


Tagline: Alfred Hitchcock engulfs you in a whirlpool of terror and tension!

Genres: mystery, romance, thriller

Certificate: Approved

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


Year: 1958

Runtime: 128 min

Country: USA

Language: English

Color: Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio: 1.50 : 1

Sound Mix: Mono