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Rear Window is a 1954 American film directed by Alfred Hitchcock. It was by John Michael Hayes and based on Cornell Woolrich's 1942 story "It Had to Be Murder". The film was originally by Paramount Pictures. It James Stewart and Grace Kelly. The movie is about a wheelchair bound photographer who spies on his neighbours from the window of his apartment. He becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. The film is by many filmgoers, critics and scholars to be one of Hitchcock's best. It received four Academy Award and was #42 on the American Film Institute's 100 Years…100 Movies list.

Critic Bosley Crowther of “The New York Times” called the film a "tense and exciting ". He said Hitchcock was a director whose has a "a maximum of carefully tricked deception and incidents to divert and amuse." Crowther also notes the film many aspects of the loneliness of city life. “Time” magazine said there is "never an ... when director Hitchcock is not in minute and masterly of his material." “Variety” said the film "combines technical and skills in a manner that makes this an unusually good piece of murder entertainment." In 1997, Rear Window was for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.



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