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Rear Window Movie Review Summary

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Jimmy Stewart and Grace Kelly star with Raymond Burr in Alfred Hitchcock's film about the ethics of cracking crime. While Stewart plays the peeping Tom with girlfriend Kelly assisting, Burr plays the salesman turned murderer.
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The review of this Movie prepared by Angela Allan




Alfred Hitchcock's riveting movie. After a work related accident, apopular magazine photographer (stewart) is injured and put in a leg cast. The entire movie takes place inside of Stewarts small apartment as he watches the people around him. Grace Kelly is elegant as his doting girlfriend.
Outstanding acting performances by everyone, and a brilliant commentary of big city apartment dwellers. A beautiul movie, one of the best ever made
The review of this Movie prepared by Evan McKearn




At home with a broken leg, L.B. Jefferies, spies on his neighbors for entertainment. He comes across something suspicious in the second floor apartment across the court yard. Jeff believes his neighbor, Thorwald, killed his wife. With the help of his girlfriend,Lisa, and his nurse, they uncover a murder mystery. Directed by Alfred Hitchcock, Rear Window is Hitchcock's best film.
The review of this Movie prepared by Kelly Alleman



Script Analysis of Rear Window

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Plot & Themes

Composition of Book Actual chase scenes or violence 10%Planning/preparing, gather info, debate puzzles/motives 70%Feelings, relationships, character bio/development 20% How difficult to spot villain?    -   Moderately Challenging    -   Very obvious Time/Era of Movie:    -   1930's-1950's Murder Mystery?    -   Yes What % of story relates directly to the mystery, not the subplot?    -   80%    -   90% Misc. Plotlets    -   local police have IQ of houseplant Kind of mystery?    -   amateur citizen investigator

Main Character

Identity:    -   Male Profession/status:    -   journalist Nudity    -   Chest Ethnicity/Nationality    -   White (American) Unusual characteristics    -   Physically Ill

Setting

City?    -   Yes    -   Yes City:    -   New York    -   New York Misc setting    -   building

Writing Style

Accounts of torture and death?    -   non-gory references to death/punishment Kind of violence:    -   hand to hand

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