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Suddenly dangerously disorientated by heights, detective John Ferguson resigns from the San Francisco police and is reluctant when asked by an old college friend to trail the man's wife, Madeleine, whose behaviour is causing concern. But John gradually becomes obsessed with the troubled woman and increasingly intervenes in her life.

Classic Hitchcock psychological thriller.

Release date:

2 hours, 3 minutes

Last on

Sat 29 Oct 2016 14:00
BBC Two except Northern Ireland


Role Contributor
John 'Scottie' FergusonJames Stewart
Madeleine/JudyKim Novak
MidgeBarbara Bel Geddes
Gavin ElsterTom Helmore
OfficialHenry Jones
DoctorRaymond Bailey
Hotel ManageressEllen Corby
Pop LeibelKonstantin Shayne
Car owner mistaken for MadeleineLee Patrick
DirectorAlfred Hitchcock
WriterAlec Coppel
WriterSamuel Taylor