Tuesday, February 25, 2014

Movie Clips: Vertigo (1958) Judy Jumps

Source:The New Democrat

The movie Vertigo had several sad scenes.  Madeline, played by Kim Novak, supposedly dies  and Scotty, played by Jimmy Stewart, who was in love with Madeline,  is committed to a mental hospital because of his reaction to her death.  But Judy, also played by Kim Novak, a goddess of a women dies for real.  She is my favorite character in the movie because with all the supposed freedom in the world,  she was so vulnerable.

Profiles in History: Marilyn Monroe's Subway Dress From The Seven Year Itch

Source:The New Democrat

One of the most famous scenes in Hollywood history happened in one of the most conservative times in American history, the 1950s, when women weren't expected to show off their physical beauty and were looked down upon when they did. In this scene, the goddess of Hollywood, Marilyn Monroe, showed millions of people around the world part of what she had to work with from a physical standpoint and a big reason why she was so popular.

Movie Clips: Vertigo (1958) Judy Becomes Madeleine'

Source:Movie Clips- Kim Novak, as Madeeiine in Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo.
Source:The New Democrat

Scottie (James Stewart) convinces Judy (Kim Novak) to do her hair like Madeleine and is overwhelmed by her appearance." 

From Movie Clips

Scotty played by Jimmy Stewart falls in love with Madeleine played by Kim Novak who also happens to be the wife of a client of Scotty's who is a private detective conducting and investigation of Madeleine for Madeleine's husband. Madeleine apparently dies but not really and Scotty finds a woman who looks a lot like Madeleine only she has red hair instead of blonde and he becomes obsessed with Judy the red head because she reminds her so much of Madeleine but Judy and Madeleine are the same woman.

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