This is an Original US One Sheet Poster for a 96 re-release of the 1958 film Veritgo. Vertigo was the first Alfred Hitchcock film for which Saul Bass produced a film poster and this image has gone on to become one of the most famous pictures in movie history. The poster uses a spiral, a symbol which can be seen throughout the film. The spiral is a visual representation of obsession, the core theme of the film. Obsession is powered by repetition, an action the spiral also represents. Scenes in the film are repeated to capture obsession.
James Stewart plays Fergie, a retired detective, who suffers from acrophobia (a fear of heights) and vertigo. He takes on a job to investigate a friend’s wife – Madeline, who is displaying strange behaviour. Fergie becomes obsessed with Madeline and the story unfolds.
First release One Sheet posters for the film Vertigo are very difficult to find and this 1996 re-release posters is becoming increasingly rare. This is a beautiful double-sided poster rolled and in near mint condition. The 3rd HD image is the actual poster available for sale.
The round white/black objects you may see in the corners are magnets, used to photograph the posters. They have not damaged the posters in any way.