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Rear Window [1954 film] by Alfred Hitchcock

Rear Window [1954 film]

by Alfred Hitchcock (Director), John Michael Hayes (Screenwriter), Cornell Woolrich (Story)

Other authors: Robert Burks (Cinematographer), Raymond Burr (Actor), Wendell Corey (Actor), Grace Kelly (Actor), Thelma Ritter (Actor)2 more, James Stewart (Actor), Franz Waxman (Composer)

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A man with a broken leg takes an unhealthy interest in his neighbors.

I was never really with the characters; my prediction of how things would turn out tended to be the opposite of theirs at any given time, which means the suspense didn't work for me.

Concept: B
Story: B
Characters: A
Dialog: A
Pacing: B
Cinematography: A
Special effects/design: B
Acting: B
Music: B

Enjoyment: B

GPA: 3.3/4 ( )
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Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Hitchcock, AlfredDirectorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Hayes, John MichaelScreenwritermain authorall editionsconfirmed
Woolrich, CornellStorymain authorall editionsconfirmed
Burks, RobertCinematographersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Burr, RaymondActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Corey, WendellActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Kelly, GraceActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Ritter, ThelmaActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Stewart, JamesActorsecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
Waxman, FranzComposersecondary authorall editionsconfirmed
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As a photographer with a broken leg, Stewart takes up the fine art of spying on his Greenwich Village neighbors during a summer heat wave. Things really begin to get hot when he suspects a salesman may have murdered his nagging wife and buried the body in a flower garden. He actively enlists the help of his girlfriend to investigate the highly suspicious chain of events. Events that ultimately lead to one of the most memorable and gripping endings in film history.… (more)

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