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REAR WINDOW, the perfect summer movie

REAR WINDOW, the perfect summer movie

The best part about the dog days of August in NY is that the heat and humidity provide the perfect backdrop for watching Hitchcock‘s 1954 REAR WINDOW, starring Jimmy Stewart as a photographer stuck at home nursing a broken leg and Grace Kelly as the woman who loves him (their relationship is supposedly based on…

Tribute to a leading man

Tribute to a leading man

Not long after Archibald Leach’s mother was placed in a mental institution by his father and told only that she had gone away on a long holiday, young Archie ran away and joined the circus at age sixteen. Fourteen years later, at age 28, he changed his name to Cary Grant and landed his first…