Rear Window

The Mathematician Moviegoer

Rear Window

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
(USA, 1954, 4K digital restoration)*

A photographer (Jimmy Stewart) in a wheelchair who spies on neighbors from his apartment window becomes convinced he has witnessed a murder, despite the skepticism of his fashion-model girlfriend (Grace Kelly). The cast of Alfred Hitchcock’s suspenseful Rear Window also includes Thelma Ritter in one of her most memorable roles.

*Introductory remarks by Meredyth Hayes, daughter of Rear Window screenwriter John Michael Hayes.

Visiting Guidelines Masks are recommended in Museum auditoriums. Advance tickets are also recommended. In the interest of your personal safety and community health, please observe all precautions set forth by the MFAH—learn more here. Doors open 30 minutes before the screening starts. No late entry.

Accessibility The MFAH strives to provide a welcoming and accessible experience for all guests by offering a range of accommodations—learn more here.

The MFAH film department is supported by Tenaris; the Vaughn Foundation; The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea; Nina and Michael Zilkha; Consulate General of Italy in Houston; Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles; Consulate General of Brazil in Houston; Franci Neely; Carrin Patman and Jim Derrick; Ms. Laurence Unger; L’Alliance Française de Houston; and ILEX Foundation.

Generous support has been provided by the Vaughn Foundation.

Community Partner: Houston Film Critics Society

Rear Window

Directed by Alfred Hitchcock
(USA, 1954, 112 minutes)
Brown Auditorium Theater


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