The Exakta Camera’s Hollywood Connect!
This story was originally published in August 2013.
In Alfred Hitchcock’s famous 1954 suspense movie The Rear Window, actor Jimmy Stewart used an Exakta camera, founded by Germany-based Ihagee Kamerawerk in 1912. In the movie, Stewart plays a photographer who spies on his neighbours while he recuperates from a broken leg. The suspense and mystery unfold through the actor’s camera and his binoculars. The Exakta camera is considered as a pioneer brand amongst German cameras.Tags: alfred hitchcock, December 2010, did you know, exakta camera