First screened in September 1992 / Most recently screened in June 2014
Director: Alfred Hitchcock. Cast: James Stewart, Kim Novak, Barbara Bel Geddes, Tom Helmore, Henry Jones, Konstantin Shayne, Ellen Corby, Raymond Bailey, Margaret Brayton, Roxann Delman, Lee Patrick, Joanne Genthon. Screenplay: Alec Coppel and Samuel A. Taylor (based on the novel D'Entre les morts Pierre Boileau and Thomas Narcejac).

Twitter Capsule: Summary statement of Hitch's career. Peak work from Burks, Herrmann, Stewart, Novak, Head. Every element feeds the mystery.

VOR:   You're kidding, right? Barely a risk this film doesn't take, from casting to elusive narrative to heightened music and mise-en-scène to animated interludes to bitter end.

Photo © 1958 Universal Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A

Academy Award Nominations:
Best Art Direction: Hal Pereira & Henry Bumstead; Sam Comer & Frank R. McKelvy
Best Sound: George Dutton

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