Archive for November 23rd, 2010

November 23, 2010

Vertigo/ Bell, Book & Candle

by Sara Gran
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Funny how these movies are almost the same story told two ways. In Bell, Book & Candle, Jimmy Stewart is a hapless yet bright man who falls in love with a glamorous, frisky, fun-loving “good” witch played by Kim Novak. In Vertigo, Jimmy is a hapless yet bright man who falls in love with a confusing, shape-shifting, “bad” witch, again played by Kim Novak. Very different endings, of course!