Event: 'Silver Screen Classic: Vertigo' Print
Date: Sunday, March 31, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Silver Screen Classic: Vertigo

Sunday, March 31, 2:00 pm, Chiego Lecture Hall


Celebrate realism and Surrealism with the McNay’s Silver Screen Classic Film Series. Rosebud; a young Veronica Lake; a Dalí dream sequence; a lovelorn butcher; and paralyzing acrophobia fill the screen.

■ 1:00 pm Tour of Real/Surreal: Selection from the Whitney Museum of American Art

■ 1:30 pm Classic concessions

■ 2:00 pm Feature film: Vertigo

Forced to retire due to his debilitating vertigo, private detective Scottie Ferguson (Jimmy Stewart) investigates the peculiar behavior of Madeleine Elster (Kim Novak). Widely acknowledged as Alfred Hitchcock’s masterpiece, Vertigo popularized a camera effect that distorted perspective known as “the Vertigo effect.” U.S. 1958. English, 128 minutes, color. PG.


Free with museum admission. Some films may not be appropriate for all audiences.

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