Actress Samantha Mathis Shares Her Real-Life Rear Window Story: 'We Thought a Guy Was Dead'

Samantha Mathis can relate to Alfred Hitchcock’s taut thriller Rear Window more than most.

While at the Princess Grace Foundation-USA’s special New York screening of the vintage film, the actress shared a spooky story about how she once thought she saw a dead man in a nearby apartment in New York City.

Doris Day Is 90 – And Lookin' Great!

She lit up movie screens and record charts in the ’40s, ’50s and ’60s, and – as she turns 90 on April 3 – Doris Day remains one of America’s Sweethearts.

Kim Novak Turns 81 with a LIFE.com Photo Spread

She was a major box-office draw in the ’50s, even topping the box-office standing of Marilyn Monroe, and Thursday, the day before Valentine’s Day, marks the 81st birthday of Kim Novak.

Joan Fontaine, Oscar-Winning Best Actress, Dies at 96

Hollywood stalwart Joan Fontaine, best known for her roles in director Alfred Hitchcock’s 1939 Rebecca and her Best Actress Oscar-winning role in his 1940 film Suspicion, died Sunday at her northern California home, according to several reports. She was 96.

Details of her death were not immediately available.

Alfred Hitchcock Directed Wartime Story for Life Magazine

He’s remembered as the Master of Suspense, the commanding director of such classic thrillers as Psycho, The Birds, Vertigo and Rear Window, but Alfred Hitchcock was also a patriot, and, in surprising news, a photojournalist.

Scarlett Johansson Unafraid to Film Psycho's Iconic Shower Scene for Hitchcock

Say, “Ahhhhhh!”

Scarlett Johansson is a scream as Psycho star Janet Leigh in her new film, Hitchcock, which tells the story of the making of the classic horror movie in 1959.

Filming Pyscho’s iconic shower scene had its challenges, Johansson 27, tells V magazine in a new interview.

Jessica Biel and Scarlett Johansson Star in Hitchcock

To star in the upcoming Hitchcock, and had to channel classic Hollywood glam – well, at least one of them.

In the film, which tells the story of legendary director Alfred Hitchcock’s life and marriage at the time he was making his 1960 horror classic Psycho, Johansson, 27, and Biel, 30, play the parts of that film’s leading ladies, Janet Leigh and Vera Miles, respectively.

Do You Recognize Anthony Hopkins as Alfred Hitchcock?

Sir Anthony Hopkins won an Oscar for playing one of the biggest psychos of all time, Hannibal Lecter, in 1991’s The Silence of the Lambs.

Now he’s playing the man who directed the movie that had all of America screaming, Alfred Hitchcock, at the time the Hollywood legend was making his classic 1960 film Psycho.

Scarlett Johansson Is Stepping into the Psycho Shower