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.
Thriller, Romance, Mystery
United States of America
James Stewart (Det. John 'Scottie' Ferguson), Kim Novak (Madeleine Elster / Judy Barton), Barbara Bel Geddes (Marjorie 'Midge' Wood), Tom Helmore (Gavin Elster), Henry Jones (Coroner), Raymond Bailey (Scottie's Doctor), Ellen Corby (Manager of McKittrick Hotel) more..., Konstantin Shayne (Pop Leibel), Lee Patrick (Car Owner Mistaken for Madeleine), Bess Flowers (Diner at Ernie's (uncredited))
Alfred Hitchcock (Producer), James C. Katz (Producer), Bernard Herrmann (Original Music Composer), Robert Burks (Director of Photography), George Tomasini (Editor), Henry Bumstead (Art Direction), Hal Pereira (Art Direction) more..., Alec Coppel (Screenplay), Samuel A. Taylor (Screenplay), Edith Head (Costume Design), John Ferren (Other), Sam Comer (Set Decoration), Pierre Boileau (Novel), Thomas Narcejac (Novel), Richard Mueller (Other), John P. Fulton (Special Effects), Farciot Edouart (Special Effects), W. Wallace Kelley (Special Effects), Frank R. McKelvy (Set Decoration), Saul Bass (Title Designer), Daniel McCauley (Assistant Director), Wally Westmore (Makeup Supervisor), Nellie Manley (Hair Supervisor), Harold Lewis (Sound Recordist), Winston H. Leverett (Sound Recordist), Muir Mathieson (Conductor), Herbert Coleman (Associate Producer), Bobby Greene (Assistant Camera), Ralph Axness (Second Assistant Director), John Nostri (Grip), Warren Hoag (Electrician), Dominic Mautino (Standby Painter), Jim Miller (Sound Recordist), Clem Jones (Assistant Director), George Dutton (Sound),
Paramount, Alfred J. Hitchcock Productions
John Ferguson follows Madeleine Elster to the museum.
Madeleine Elster leaves her apartment by car. John Ferguson is waiting for her.
John Ferguson and Judy Barton spend some time together. They walk past the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre.
John Ferguson thinks it's Madeleine Elster who commits suicide by jumping of the bell tower.
Madeleine Elster visits the grave of Carlotta Valdes in the cemetary next to the church.
Detective John Ferguson saves Madeleine Elster when she leaps into San Francisco Bay trying to commit suicide.