When larcenous real estate clerk Marion Crane goes on the lam with a wad of cash and hopes of starting a new life, she ends up at the notorious Bates Motel, where manager Norman Bates cares for his housebound mother.
- Genre: Horror, Drama, Thriller
- Studio: Shamley Productions
- Keyword: hotel, clerk, arizona, shower, rain, motel, taxidermy, money, secretary, black and white, corpse, murderer, theft, mental illness, private detective, missing person, proto-slasher
- Cast: Anthony Perkins, Janet Leigh, Vera Miles, John Gavin, Martin Balsam, John McIntire