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Rear Window Overview:

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)

AwardRecipientResult
Best CinematographyRobert BurksNominated
Best DirectorAlfred HitchcockNominated
Best WritingJohn Michael HayesNominated
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Rear Window (1954, Alfred Hitchcock)

By Andrew Wickliffe on Jan 14, 2017 From The Stop Button

Rear Window is an absurdly good time. It’s breathtakingly produced and the set is a marvel on its own, but it’s also an absurdly good time. You’ve 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 Window

By 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, it’s a big list and the top 10 changes every once in a while. But Rear ... Read full article


Rear Window (1954)

By Beatrice on Nov 17, 2015 From Flickers in Time

Rear Window Directed by Alfred Hitchcock Written by John Michael Hayes based on a short story by Cornell Woolrich 1954/USA Paramount Pictures/Patron, Inc. Repeat viewing/Netflix rental #274 of 100 Movies You Must See Before You Die It seems this movie is endlessly re-watchable.  It is one of my v... Read full article


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Quotes from

Lisa: Well, if there's one thing I know, it's how to wear the proper clothes.


Stella: I can hear you now: "Get out of my life, you wonderful woman. You're too good for me."


Jeff: She wants me to marry her.
Stella: That's normal.
Jeff: I don't want to.
Stella: That's abnormal.


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Facts about

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.
Ranked #3 on the American Film Institute's list of the 10 greatest films in the genre "Mystery" in June 2008.
Neil Patrick Harris' favorite movie.
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