* Lisa Carol Fremont climbing her way into Thorwald's apartment whilst wearing stiletto heels and a long poufy skirt, she then retrieves Mrs. Thorwald's rings; Previously she had snuck around Thorwald's and all she can talk about later on is how she could've got caught by him. She and Jeff are thrilled.
* [[BlindingCameraFlash Jeff using his flash camera (which requires changing the light bulbs) to stall Thorwald by blinding him with the flashes]] and when Thorwald begins to attempt murdering him, Jeff fights back and then survives a fall from his (second to fourth story) apartment window.
* A Meta example: the whole movie with its camerawork is remarkable and is still held up as a cinematic example to this day.