Peeping Tom/Fun Facts

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  • Early choices for the role of Mark included Dirk Bogarde and Laurence Harvey.
  • The cameras in Mark Lewis' room include director Michael Powell's first film camera, a hand operated Eyemo, made by Bell and Howell, that he won in a competition.
  • Director Cameo: [Michael Powell] Peeping Tom's father, seen in an old home movie he shows the girl.
  • In Mark Lewis' "home movies," Prof. A.N. Lewis is played by director Michael Powell, young Mark Lewis is played by Powell's real-life son, Columba Powell, and Mark's mother, seen lying lifelessly in bed, is played by Columba's real-life mother, Frankie Reidy.
  • Premiere voted this movie as one of "The 25 Most Dangerous Movies".
  • The character of Don Jarvis the studio boss is a parody of notorious Rank mogul John Davis.
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