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Westchester author at the center of Spielberg lawsuit

Posted by: Aman Ali - Posted in Uncategorized on Sep 09, 2008

Steven Spielberg is being sued over claims his movie Distburbia (starring Shia LaBeouf) copied off the classic Hitchcock movie Rear Window.aleqm5hq2dbpgneoefl5tehjxmcy9wqc6a.jpeg

In case you didn’t know, Rear Window is based off a 1942 short story written by Cornell Woolrich, who grew up in New York City but is buried at Ferncliff Cemetery in Hartsdale. Hitchcock got permission from Woolrich’s people when he made his movie, but the lawsuit alleges that Spielberg didn’t.

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