Actor James Stewart on Wednesday unveiled a wax likeness of himself at the Movie-land Wax Musuem, calling the paraffin tribute "a great thrill."

The reproduction depicts Stewart as he appeared in the 1954 Alfred Hitchcock classic "Rear Window."

"Someone said, and I guess it's true, that `What you were really playing in that picture was a peeping tom,' " the 80-year-old Stewart said. "That's exactly what I was doing.