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Rear Window (1954) was a Mystery - Romance Film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and produced by Alfred Hitchcock.
The film was based on the short story It Had to Be Murder written by Cornell Woolrich published in Dime Detective Magazine in Feb 1942.
Rear Window was inducted into the National Film Registry in 1997.
Academy Awards 1954 --- Ceremony Number 27 (source: AMPAS)
|Best Cinematography||Robert Burks||Nominated|
|Best Director||Alfred Hitchcock||Nominated|
|Best Writing||John Michael Hayes||Nominated|
DOUBLE BILL #1 Rear Window (1954) and Vertigo (1958)By Carol Martinheira on Apr 10, 2017 From The Old Hollywood Garden
DOUBLE BILL #1 Rear Window (1954) and Vertigo (1958) On April 10, 2017 By CarolIn Uncategorized A while ago, I wrote an article about the many similarities and differences between All About Eve (1950) and Sunset Boulevard (1950). It wasnt really a comparison piece per... Read full article
Rear Window (1954, Alfred Hitchcock)By Andrew Wickliffe on Jan 14, 2017 From The Stop Button
Rear Window is an absurdly good time. Its breathtakingly produced and the set is a marvel on its own, but its also an absurdly good time. Youve got Thelma Ritter chastising James Stewart not just for peeping, she also chastises him for not being serious enough about Grace Kelly. How could it not ... Read full article
23 Paces to Baker Street (or, Van Johnson's Rear Window)By Rick29 on May 23, 2016 From Classic Film & TV Cafe
Van Johnson and Vera Miles in lieu of Stewart and Kelly. Although based on a 1938 novel by Philip MacDonald, this 1956 London-set mystery owes a lot to Rear Window (1954). In Hitchcock's classic, James Stewart was a wheelchair-bound photographer who enlists the aid of his girlfriend and house-keepe... Read full article
1001 Classic Movies: Rear WindowBy Amanda Garrett on Feb 15, 2016 From Old Hollywood Films
Rear Window (1954), starring Grace Kelly and James Stewart, is one of the 1001 classic movies you should see. Each Monday, I'm going to recommend a classic movie you should see (for the reasons behind the 1001 series and reviews of earlier films covered go here). Today, I'm continuing February's ... Read full article
Rear Window (1954)By Carol Martinheira on Jan 29, 2016 From The Old Hollywood Garden
Rear Window (1954) On January 29, 2016January 29, 2016 By CarolMartinheira Rear Window (1954), as I’m sure I’ve already told you, has always been my favorite Hitchcock movie. Mind you, its a big list and the top 10 changes every once in a while. But Rear ... Read full article
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Lisa: So that's it? You're through with the case?
Lt. Doyle: There is no case to be solved. There never was.
Lisa: Tell me exactly what you saw and what you think it means.
Lisa: Why would Thorwald want to kill a little dog? Because it knew too much?
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The love affair between war photographer Robert Capa and actress Ingrid Bergman is believed to be Alfred Hitchcock's inspiration for the film's romantic aspect.
During the month-long shoot Georgine Darcy, who played "Miss Torso", "lived" in her apartment all day, relaxing between takes as if really at home.
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