Words And Suspense In Alfred Hitchcock's Rear Window

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While watching Rear Window by Alfred Hitchcock, I was able to notice two distinct themes throughout the film. These two themes are a quote about actions speaking louder than words and suspense. Hitchcock also had many different elements in his film to make it successful. My favorite element he used was sound with the radio in the background, street noise, and other ongoing conversations. One main theme that was shown through out the film was the quote “actions speak louder than words”. This quote tells us that that what we see in person can speak louder than any conversation that is said to us. I can relate this to the film within many different scenes. For example, when Jeff is watching through his window at Mr. Thorwald he notices that

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