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Urban Planet: Rear Window Time Lapse

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Urban Planet is a daily roundup of blogs from around the world dealing specifically with urban environments. We’ll be on the lookout for websites outside the country that approach themes related to urban experiences and issues.

In Alfred Hitchcock’s 1954 thriller, Rear Window, a wheelchair bound photographer spies on his neighbours from his apartment window and becomes convinced one of them has committed murder. Creating a time lapse from the film’s footage, Jeff Desom creates a nice portrait of scenes from the rear window.

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