The view of the courtyard is similar to the view of a movie scene in an audience in many ways. LB can look out of his window and see everything in a pan view from left to right he has a visual of the whole courtyard, just like in a movie theater. It is easy for LB to potentially "spy" on his neighbors due to this view ... more
All movie audiences are in voyeuristic situations, and Hitchcock is well known for emphasizing this concept. Do you see Rear Window as putting the viewers in the position as voyeurs? Which scenes stand out for emphasizing this relationship?
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