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  • Lisa Carol Fremont climbing her way into Thorwald's apartment whilst wearing stiletto heels and a long poofy 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.
  • 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.
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  • A Meta example: the whole movie with its camerawork is remarkable and is still held up as a cinematic example to this day.

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