Video/Film , DVD in English


Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions, Inc. and Paramount Pictures Corporation ; director-producer, Alfred Hitchcock ; screenplay by Alec Coppel and Samuel Taylor.
  • Universal City, Calif. : Universal Home Video, ©1998.
  • Collector's ed.
  • 1 videodisc (128 min.) : sound, colored ; 4 3/4 in.
  • DVD, Dolby digital, widescreen 1.85:1.
  • Director of photography, Robert Burks ; edited by George Tomasini ; music by Bernard Herrmann ; associate producer, Herbert Coleman.
  • Cast: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones.
  • 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 demonic in his desire to re-create her in another woman.
Other information
  • Originally produced as a motion picture in 1958.
  • Based on the novel D'entre les morts by Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac.
  • Special features include: original and restoration trailers, documentary footage, commentary on a separate sound track, production notes on enclosed leaflet and a feature made for television, Obsessed with Vertigo: new life for Hitchcock's masterpiece.
  • Language: Dialogue in English with optional French or Spanish subtitles ; closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Publisher's number
  • 20183 Universal Home Video
  • 0783226055
Identifying numbers
  • UPC: 025192018329
  • OCLC: 43325609