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Rear Window
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James Stewart James Stewart
L.B. 'Jeff' Jefferies
Grace Kelly Grace Kelly
Lisa Carol Fremont
Wendell Corey Wendell Corey
Det. Lt. Thomas J. Doyle
Thelma Ritter Thelma Ritter
Stella
Raymond Burr Raymond Burr
Lars Thorwald
Judith Evelyn Judith Evelyn
Miss Lonelyhearts
Ross Bagdasarian Ross Bagdasarian
Songwriter
Georgine Darcy Georgine Darcy
Miss Torso


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John Michael Hayes John Michael Hayes
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Hitchcock's greatest masterpiece...

8 years, 11 months ago at Jul 31 8:40
5 votes
"We've become a race of Peeping Toms. What people ought to do is get outside their own house and look in for a change. Yes sir. How's that for a bit of homespun philosophy?"

Rear Window is an undemanding lesson in accomplishing perfection from simplicity. This classic film was the creation of Alfred Hitchcock during one of his last grand creative spells. In the years to follow, the ... read more

The window of opportunity.

7 years, 6 months ago at Dec 9 14:02
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''Intelligence. Nothing has caused the human race so much trouble as intelligence.''

Through his rear window and the eye of his powerful camera he watched a great city tell on itself, expose its cheating ways...and Murder!

James Stewart: L. B. 'Jeff' Jefferies

Rear Window is Alfred Hitchcock's analytical approach of setting a story in a confined place... read more

A classic

3 years, 3 months ago at Mar 17 22:38
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It is rather surprising that, even though I am a massive movie buff and even though I have seen nearly 40 movies directed by Alfred Hitchcock (more than any other director), somehow, I still hadn’t watch this one which obviously belongs to his numerous classics. Well, even though I thoroughly enjoyed it, I must admit it, I thought I was slightly disappointing. The point is that I wanted to watch... read more
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Description: The weather is getting hotter, and photographer Jefferies (Jimmy Stewart) is stuck in his apartment with a broken leg and nothing to do--that is, nothing to do but spy on his neighbors through their open windows across the way in the apartment complex. There's an attractive and scantily clad dancer, a songwriter, a lonely woman, and the Thorwalds, a bickering couple, among others. But when Mrs. Thorwald disappears, Jefferies is sure that something's wrong. Soon, despite the warnings of his girlfriend, Lisa (Grace Kelly), and his motherly nurse, Stella (Thelma Ritter), Jefferies has out his binoculars and telephoto lens and is st ... (more)
Release date: 1 September 1954
UPC: 025192039522
Tags: Thriller (49), Mystery (37), Murder (33), Romance (26), 1950s (25), Classic (23), 1954 (20), Suspense (18), Voyeur (17), Photographer (17), Window (14), Nurse (13), Camera (12), Dog (12), Usa (12), Hitchcock (11), Wheelchair (11), Crime (11), Handicap (10), Voyeurism (9)
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