Sunday, November 25 – 7:30 PM
70mm Print! VERTIGO, 1958, Universal, 128 min. Dir. Alfred Hitchcock. With its hypnotic visuals and palpably wistful characters, director Alfred Hitchcock’s psychological suspense masterpiece VERTIGO continues to entrance audiences. Retired San Francisco police detective "Scottie" Ferguson (James Stewart) becomes obsessed with Madeleine Elster (Kim Novak), a troubled woman he is privately hired to follow. Before he can remotely understand Madeleine’s neurosis, tragedy strikes. Scottie’s obsession with the glacial blonde spirals out of control (literally, thanks to the retina-like coil designs of graphics great Saul Bass), and reaches a fever pitch when he stumbles upon Judy Barton (also played by Novak), a young woman who bears a striking resemblance to Madeleine. With Barbara Bel Geddes as Scottie's hopelessly doomed admirer, Midge. [70mm] If you missed our sold-out screening in September, here’s another chance to catch Sight & Sound’s reigning Greatest Film of All Time!
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Added by AmericanCinematheque on October 31, 2012