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Friday, October 30, 2015

#Movie Mom: Addicted to Alfred Hitchcock #films - Rear Window #MFRWorg #RssosSisters #thrillermovie

Movie Mom

I can't remember when I didn't love this movie. Glamorous Grace Kelly (can I have her outfits--please?). Photographer played by Jimmy Stewart. Hilarious aid Thelma Ritter. Doubting cop by Wendell Corey. Scary murderer portrayed by Raymond Burr. A haunting song. 
The movie:is a 1954 American mystery thriller film directed by Alfred Hitchcock and based on a short story by  Cornell Woolrich. While a photographer recuperates from a broken leg,  he looks out his window to a small courtyard and becomes obsessed with a man who possibly murdered his wife.

My thoughts: I classify this as a perfect movie. Perfectly cast. Perfectly acted. Moves well. Costuming and set is outstanding. And yes, there is a peek at Alfred Hitchcock--have you ever tried to find him in his movies? He's there. This is a must-see for everyone. The film received four Academy Award nominations.

It does make you wonder, do we really know people?

FMI: Wikipedia


Do you ever just people watch?

2 comments:

Angela Adams said...

This movie is an "oldie but goodie." Regarding your question, one of my favorite New Jersey-shore-boardwalk-activities is to sit with an ice cream or water ice and watch the folks strolling along the boardwalk.

Florence Cronin said...

Hi, Vicki. It's almost 1am and I just got in from work an hour ago. I am using the wee-hours to catch up and as I scrolled through Handbag Monday (comment later) I glanced down and there was one of my fav Hitchcock's films.

And for sure, Thelma Ritter was one of the centuries best comic support stars !!

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