1 Hitchcock: Characters–Bespectacled Woman, Housemaids

July 16, 2022

Type

Intellectually inferior, but sexually unattractive bespectacled woman, with insight inti what remains hidden or unknown t others.

Shadow: sister of Young Charlie, haughty

Spellbound: Ingrid Bergman, the bespectacled woman who knows too much

Strangers on Train: Ruth Roman’s sister (played by H’s daughter)

Vertigo:

SMidge, Scottie’s ex-fiancee

Wrong Man: bank teller who wrongly identifies Fonda as robber (Zizek, p. 125)

Housemaids:

Under Capricorn, Millie, sinister housemaid

Rebecca, Mrs. Danvers

Marnie, Lil fulfills household functions

(make reference to Gaslight and Angela Lansbury).