Rear Window

Revealing mistake: In the shot of the helicopter hovering above the apartment building, the blue screen technique is needlessly revealed by the eratic and physically impossible movements of the chopper. This could have been avoided if the camera shooting the aircraft had been stationary. It appears, however, that it was a handheld shot.

Jon Nicholas

Revealing mistake: At the end of the movie, when Jimmy Stewart is hanging in the window, we can see that it's a stunt double.

Continuity mistake: James Stewart uses a camera flashgun to defend himself by repeatedly temporarily blinding Thorvald in the closing scene. The number of flashbulbs in the cardboard box drops by two between cuts as Stewart wheels himself back away from Thorwald.

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Lisa: Where does a man get inspiration to write a song like that?
Jeff: He gets it from the landlady once a month.

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Trivia: If you look closely in one of the shots looking at the musician's pad you can see Hitchcock making a cameo like he does in all his movies. If you pay attention however, you might notice that this is a reenactment of a scene from one of his other movies, 'Rope.' Also, Hitchcock is standing in for James Stewart and the character he played in 'Rope' since Mr. Stewart is busy spying on this scene. (00:26:15)

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Chosen answer: I think her head was in the hat box after he dug it up from the garden where the dog was digging under the marigolds.

You are correct that it was her head.

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