Alfred Hitchcock's
VERTIGO

An in-depth analysis - TOC

Comparing also the film with the novel

Table of Contents

Vertigo TOC | Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3 | Part 4 | Part 5 | Films Home

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Part One
Credits
The Fall
You were the one that called off the engagement, you remember?
The things that spell San Francisco to me are disappearing fast
Portals of the Past
We're dining at Ernie's first

Part Two
That's Carlotta
The Gray Suit
Carlotta's Gown
You Mean the Gay Bohemian Days -
The Second Meeting with Gavin Elster
The mystery of Constance Flood Stearn Gavin — A review of the early 20th century paternity trial concerning the daughter of a dance hall girl and the wealthy James Leary Flood that was still famous in San Francisco when Vertigo was filmed
Rescued from the Bay

Part Three
John's Apartment
The Letter
Lombard Street and the Tabula Scalata
Always Green, Ever Living
I've gone back to my first love
You've been there before
San Juan Bautista

Part Four
You and I know who killed Madeleine
The Nightmare
I don't think Mozart's going to help at all
Ghosts
A Sea Change, The Tempest, and Twelfth Night
The Bohemians
He Dressed Me Like Her

Part Five
Let me take care of you
It can't matter to you
Just like medicine
Tristan and Iseult and Cocteau's "The Eternal Return"
But first, muss me a little
This is my second chance


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