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* CreatorKiller: Michael Powell's career was damaged by the film's scandal, and he struggled to find work afterwards.

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* CreatorKiller: Michael Powell's Creator/MichaelPowell's career was damaged by the film's scandal, and he struggled to find work afterwards.



* ProductionPosse: Moira Shearer had starred in Michael Powell's films ''Film/{{The Red Shoes|1948}}'' and ''The Tales of Hoffman''.
* RealLifeRelative: The young Mark in the home movies is played by Michael Powell's son Columba. Mark's birth mother is likewise played by Columba's real mother Frankie Reidy.
* RealitySubtext: Michael Powell's own equipment was used as props for the cameras in Mark's room.
* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The film is instantly recognisable as a 1960s piece by the fashions and vibrant color palette, which resembles many of the Op and Pop art movements of the day. The technology on the film sets is state of the art for the early 60s, as is the tape recorder that Viv has on her person - a Grundig Cub which had been released just a year before the film started production. The film's comparison between Mark's fetish and the porn in the newsagents is indicative of how the public was slowly getting more aware of porn being public - and the fact that an older 'respectable' gentleman has to secretly ask for some naughty pictures shows that the film was made before magazines like ''Playboy'' and ''Penthouse'' were mainstream. Films too would become HotterAndSexier by the time the decade was over.

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* ProductionPosse: Moira Shearer had starred in Michael Powell's Creator/MichaelPowell's films ''Film/{{The Red Shoes|1948}}'' and ''The Tales of Hoffman''.
* RealLifeRelative: The young Mark in the home movies is played by Michael Powell's Creator/MichaelPowell's son Columba. Mark's birth mother is likewise played by Columba's real mother Frankie Reidy.
* RealitySubtext: Michael Powell's Creator/MichaelPowell's own equipment was used as props for the cameras in Mark's room.
* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The film is instantly recognisable as a 1960s piece by the fashions and vibrant color palette, which resembles many of the Op and Pop art movements of the day. The technology on the film sets is state of the art for the early 60s, as is the tape recorder that Viv has on her person - a Grundig Cub which had been released just a year before the film started production. The film's comparison between Mark's fetish and the porn in the newsagents is indicative of how the public was slowly getting more aware of porn being public - and the fact that an older 'respectable' gentleman has to secretly ask for some naughty pictures shows that the film was made before magazines like ''Playboy'' and ''Penthouse'' were mainstream. Films too would become HotterAndSexier by the time the decade was over.
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* WriteWhatYouKnow: Screenwriter Leo Marks based some of the film on his own experiences growing up above a bookstore. The prostitute who gets killed in the first scene was based on a real woman who was a frequent customer at the store.

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* WriteWhatYouKnow: Screenwriter Leo Marks based some of the film on his own experiences growing up above a bookstore. The prostitute who gets killed in the first scene was based on a real woman who was a frequent customer at the store.store.
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* CompletelyDifferentTitle:
** Argentina and Peru: ''Three Faces for Fear''
** Belgium: ''The Lurker''
** Brazil: ''The Torture of Fear''
** Czech Republic: ''Curious''
** Denmark: ''Photo Models Are Hunted''
** Finland: ''The Face of Fear''
** France: ''The Voyeur''
** Germany: ''Eyes of Fear''
** Hungary: ''Cameras''
** Italy: ''The Eye That Kills''
** Mexico: ''The Photographer of Fear''
** Netherlands: ''The Mystery of the Missing Women''
** Portugal: ''The Victim of Fear''
** Serbia: ''Voyeur''
** Slovenian: ''Death in the Eyes''
** Spain: ''The Panic Photographer''
** Turkey: ''Woman Murderer''


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* TheForeignSubtitle: Became ''Peeping Tom: A Sneak Peek'' in Sweden.


** They initially wanted a star to play Mark, and Dirk Bogarde was the first choice. When they couldn't get him, Laurence Harvey was attached for a while but eventually dropped out.

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** They initially wanted a star to play Mark, and Dirk Bogarde Creator/DirkBogarde was the first choice. When they couldn't get him, Laurence Harvey Creator/LaurenceHarvey was attached for a while but eventually dropped out.

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* DawsonCasting: Dora the prostitute is referenced in the Daily Mirror headlines as a "young girl". But Brenda Bruce was 40 during shooting. Helped by her being OlderThanTheyLook.


* ProductionPosse: Moira Shearer had starred in Michael Powell's films ''Film/TheRedShoes'' and ''The Tales of Hoffman''.

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* ProductionPosse: Moira Shearer had starred in Michael Powell's films ''Film/TheRedShoes'' ''Film/{{The Red Shoes|1948}}'' and ''The Tales of Hoffman''.


* ProductionPosse: Moira Shearer had starred in Michael Powell's films ''The Red Shoes'' and ''The Tales of Hoffman''.

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* ProductionPosse: Moira Shearer had starred in Michael Powell's films ''The Red Shoes'' ''Film/TheRedShoes'' and ''The Tales of Hoffman''.



** Moira Shearer replaced Natasha Parry in the role of Viv. Among other actresses considered were Joan Plowright (rejected for being "too sympathetic") and Julie Andrews (rejected for being "too famous"). Moira herself was nearly rejected for being "too glamorous".

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** Moira Shearer replaced Natasha Parry in the role of Viv. Among other actresses considered were Joan Plowright (rejected for being "too sympathetic") and Julie Andrews Creator/JulieAndrews (rejected for being "too famous"). Moira herself was nearly rejected for being "too glamorous".

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* FakeNationality: Mark is played by Austrian-German actor Carl Boehm.

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* CreatorKiller: Michael Powell's career was damaged by the film's scandal, and he struggled to find work afterwards.
* ExecutiveMeddling: The censors ordered the nudity and gore cut down. Some other bits of dialogue were trimmed as well, and the footage is considered lost today.
* ProductionPosse: Moira Shearer had starred in Michael Powell's films ''The Red Shoes'' and ''The Tales of Hoffman''.
* RealLifeRelative: The young Mark in the home movies is played by Michael Powell's son Columba. Mark's birth mother is likewise played by Columba's real mother Frankie Reidy.
* RealitySubtext: Michael Powell's own equipment was used as props for the cameras in Mark's room.
* UnintentionalPeriodPiece: The film is instantly recognisable as a 1960s piece by the fashions and vibrant color palette, which resembles many of the Op and Pop art movements of the day. The technology on the film sets is state of the art for the early 60s, as is the tape recorder that Viv has on her person - a Grundig Cub which had been released just a year before the film started production. The film's comparison between Mark's fetish and the porn in the newsagents is indicative of how the public was slowly getting more aware of porn being public - and the fact that an older 'respectable' gentleman has to secretly ask for some naughty pictures shows that the film was made before magazines like ''Playboy'' and ''Penthouse'' were mainstream. Films too would become HotterAndSexier by the time the decade was over.
* WhatCouldHaveBeen:
** They initially wanted a star to play Mark, and Dirk Bogarde was the first choice. When they couldn't get him, Laurence Harvey was attached for a while but eventually dropped out.
** Moira Shearer replaced Natasha Parry in the role of Viv. Among other actresses considered were Joan Plowright (rejected for being "too sympathetic") and Julie Andrews (rejected for being "too famous"). Moira herself was nearly rejected for being "too glamorous".
* WriteWhatYouKnow: Screenwriter Leo Marks based some of the film on his own experiences growing up above a bookstore. The prostitute who gets killed in the first scene was based on a real woman who was a frequent customer at the store.

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