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    Rear Window (Paramount, 1954). Half Sheet (22" X 28"). Style A.
    One of the reasons Alfred Hitchcock was such a great director is that he understood, and wasn't afraid to film, the complex layers of his characters. The "why" of James Stewart's voyeurism leads to one of the best psychological examinations of a screen character ever seen. It's not by chance that the binoculars Stewart is holding are over-sized and prominent in the foreground, with him cowering behind them. The symbolic double view he sees shows us happiness in one apartment, and tragic mayhem just below. This style A half sheet has been restored and paper backed. There are pinholes in the corner of artwork and border, some slight fold wear, and small chips in the top right corner and left border. Fine on paper.


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