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Rear window

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Collector's ed. ; widescreen version.


James Stewart, Grace Kelly, Wendell Corey, Thelma Ritter, Raymond Burr.

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Physical Description

1 videodisc (115 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.


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.


DVD format ; Dolby digital 5.1 surround sound.

Videodisc release of the 1954 motion picture.

Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.

Based on a short story by Cornell Woolrich.

Rated PG.

In English with optional French soundtrack ; optional subtitles in English and Spanish.

Special features include: An original documentary, "Rear window ethics: remembering and restoring a Hitchcock classic" ; "Rear window" featurette: a conversation with screenwriter John Michael Hayes ; production photographs ; theatrical trailer ; re-release trailer narrated by James Stewart ; production notes ; cast and filmmakers ; DVD-ROM features include access to the original script and other related materials.

Presented in an anamorphic widescreen format to preserve the original theatrical aspect ratio (1.66:1).

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