The Window Movie Review 1949

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A little boy (Disney star Driscoll, intriguingly cast by director, Tetzlaff) has a reputation for telling lies, so no one believes him when he says he witnessed a murder...except the killers. Almost unbearably tense, claustrophobic thriller about the helplessness of childhood. Tetzlaff clearly learned more than a thing or two from the master, Hitchcock, for whom he photographed "Notorious." Based on the novella "The Boy Who Cried Murder" by Cornell Woolrich. Driscoll was awarded a special miniature Oscar as Outstanding Juvenile for his performance.


Available on VHS
Running time 73 minutes.

Cast and Crew

Mystery & Suspense, Home Alone, Film Noir, Adapted from a Story, Books to Film: Cornell Woolrich
Bobby Driscoll, Barbara Hale, Arthur Kennedy, Ruth Roman
Ted Tetzlaff

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