Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo Possibly The First Movie To Use Computer Animation

Vertigo, Hitchcock’s 1958 classic just celebrated its 55th anniversary and rhizome released an interesting bit of information about the movie.

Alfred Hitchcock's Vertigo Possibly The First Movie To Use Computer Animation

As with the other “late” Hitchcock movies, the opening sequences (designed by Saul Bass) correspond with motifs from the movie itself. For Vertigo there is a strong spiral element in the opening sequence, spirals that correspond to the staircase that triggers Scottie’s Vertigo. [Read more...]